NWS Des Moines Items of Interest

Situational Awareness

  • Decision Support Webpage: A one stop shop for weather information, including current conditions, severe weather outlooks, river forecasts, winter weather, and fire weather information.
  • Current Observations: An interactive map that allows you to view various weather elements (temperature, dew point, etc) from various sites.
  • National Radar Display: Watches and warnings over an interactive radar display of the country.
  • Forecast Display: Graphical forecast information from the National Weather Service for anywhere in the US.
  • RSS Feed: Products issued by the NWS in Des Moines on an RSS feed.
  • Iowa Amber Alerts: Current Amber Alerts for the state of Iowa.
Scientific/Model Data
Historical Weather
Office Information
  • Frequently Asked Questions: A listing of questions we often get about our website or where to get data.
  • Newsletters: Office newsletter that is produced three times a year. Check it out!
  • Media Guide: A listing of all of our products and data in one location which our media partners should find useful.
  • Products we Issue: A list of our products, this time with WMO headers and an explanation of the information contained therein.
  • Student Volunteer Information: Information for students on applying for a temporary, unpaid volunteer position at NWS Des Moines. Pathways Program (formerly SCEP/STEP) information can also be found here.

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