Significant Storm Systems To Impact Both The Northern Plains and The Carolinas

A strong low pressure system will bring very strong winds and blizzard conditions to portions of the Northern Plains today into tonight. Winds gusting over 60 mph at times may cause whiteout conditions. A second low pressure system is forecast to intensify rapidly off the U.S east coast bringing strong winds, heavy rainfall, and coastal flooding to the Carolina's.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Cedar Rapids, The Eastern Iowa Airport (KCID)

Lat: 41.97°NLon: -91.66°WElev: 863ft.

A Few Clouds

35°F

2°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed SW 14 mph
Barometer 29.80 in (1010.1 mb)
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill26°F (-3°C)
Last update 7 Feb 6:52 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Cedar Rapids IA

  • Today

    Today: Increasing clouds, with a high near 40. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 40 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers, mainly after 7pm.  Patchy blowing snow after 1am. Low around 19. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 19 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow showers.  Areas of blowing snow. Temperature falling to around 18 by 10am. Wind chill values as low as zero. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 20 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before 7pm.  Patchy blowing snow before 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as -5. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 8 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 14. Blustery.

    Blustery.
    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 14 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. Blustery.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 2 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 14.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 14 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 5 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 20.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 20 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Increasing clouds, with a high near 40. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Snow showers, mainly after 7pm. Patchy blowing snow after 1am. Low around 19. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday
Snow showers. Areas of blowing snow. Temperature falling to around 18 by 10am. Wind chill values as low as zero. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before 7pm. Patchy blowing snow before 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as -5. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 14. Blustery.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. Blustery.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 14.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 20.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 23.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.
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Point Forecast:
Cedar Rapids IA
 41.97°N 91.66°W (Elev. 732 ft)
3:15 am CST Feb 7, 2016
7am CST Feb 7, 2016-6pm CST Feb 13, 2016
 
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