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13 hours ago
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228 PM CST Mon Feb 24 2020

...WINTER STORM WATCH IS CANCELLED...

This winter storm has continued to shift to the south and east,
which is expected to lower the threat for hazardous winter
weather ... See more

19 hours ago
US National Weather Service Des Moines Iowa

Travel impacts are expected over southeast to eastern Iowa Tuesday into Wednesday as a winter storm moves across the region. Light rain this afternoon over the south will change to snow tonight and ... See more

1 day ago
NWS Des Moines on Twitter

“If you live in central/east-central to eastern #Iowa, you are definitely going to want to keep an eye on this Monday night - Wed AM system! Could be significant snow + winds in some areas! ... See more

1 day ago
Timeline Photos

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH
LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Moderate to heavy snow possible. Total snow
accumulations of 5 to 8 inches possible.

* WHERE...Parts of ... See more

1 week ago
Iowa APCO and Iowa NENA

Happy 52nd Birthday 9-1-1!

1 week ago
heritage

Happy 150th birthday to the National Weather Service!! Weather impacts our daily life greatly and is the cause of a majority of our most costly disasters. We consult with the Des Moines NWS office ... See more

ACTIVE ALERTS Warnings By State Excessive Rainfall and Winter Weather Forecasts River Flooding Latest Warnings Thunderstorm/Tornado Outlook Hurricanes Fire Weather Outlooks UV Alerts Drought Space ... See more

1 week ago
US National Weather Service Des Moines Iowa

Hazardous wintry travel is possible over portions of the state through this evening and tonight. Blowing snow may create near-blizzard conditions in northwest Iowa through this evening. Light snow ... See more

1 week ago

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON CST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...For the Winter Weather Advisory, ... See more

1 week ago
US National Weather Service Des Moines Iowa

A cold front is anticipated to push across the state from this afternoon in northwest Iowa through this evening across central and southern portions of the state. A Winter Weather Advisory is in ... See more

1 week ago

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Very cold wind chills expected. Wind chills as low as
30 below zero.

* WHERE...Portions of central and south ... See more

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