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Heavy rain could bring flash flooding to parts of southern Plains

Showers and thunderstorms associated with a slow-moving frontal system will bring heavy rainfall to parts of the southern Plains and mid-Mississippi Valley, which could result in flash flooding. The heaviest rainfall is expected across parts of northern Texas and southern Oklahoma. Some locations could see rainfall rates of up to 2 inches per hour.
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Current conditions at

Ottumwa, Ottumwa Industrial Airport (KOTM)

Lat: 41.11°NLon: 92.45°WElev: 846ft.

Partly Cloudy

73°F

23°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed N 9 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1017.2 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 7 Jul 4:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Bloomfield IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. North northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. East wind 8 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 70 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. East northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. North northwest wind around 6 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 77 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. North northeast wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. East wind 8 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. East northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. North northwest wind around 6 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 87.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Bloomfield IA
 40.74°N 92.42°W
3:26 pm CDT Jul 7, 2015
4pm CDT Jul 7, 2015-6pm CDT Jul 13, 2015
 
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