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Heavy Snow from the Wasatch to the Upper Midwest through Friday; Severe storms for Ohio Valley on Friday

A strong weather system will bring heavy snow, gusty winds - with blizzard conditions - to a broad area from the Great Basin to the Upper Midwest through Friday creating treacherous travel conditions. Also, strong winds and dry conditions are creating extreme wildfire threats in the southern Plains. Meanwhile, this system will bring a threat of severe thunderstorms to the Ohio Valley on Friday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Cedar Rapids, The Eastern Iowa Airport (KCID)

Lat: 41.88°NLon: 91.71°WElev: 863ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist and Windy

40°F

4°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed NE 26 G 32 mph
Barometer 29.62 in (1003.4 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 23 Feb 8:52 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Cedar Rapids IA

Winter Weather Advisory February 24, 12:00pm until February 25, 06:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 35. Breezy, with a northeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain likely before 1pm, then rain likely, possibly mixed with snow between 1pm and 4pm, then freezing rain likely, possibly mixed with snow after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 31 by 5pm. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Breezy. Rain
    Likely then
    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    High: 37 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain, becoming all snow after 7pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 19. Blustery, with a northwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  New snow accumulation of around 2 inches.

    Blustery.
    Wintry Mix
    Likely then
    Chance Snow

    Low: 19 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 30. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 30 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of rain after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 42.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 42 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of rain after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 44 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of rain, mixing with snow after 9pm, then gradually ending.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 35. Breezy, with a northeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Rain likely before 1pm, then rain likely, possibly mixed with snow between 1pm and 4pm, then freezing rain likely, possibly mixed with snow after 4pm. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 31 by 5pm. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday Night
Snow likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain, becoming all snow after 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 19. Blustery, with a northwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow accumulation of around 2 inches.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 30. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of rain after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 42.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of rain after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain, mixing with snow after 9pm, then gradually ending. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow before 8am, then a chance of rain and snow between 8am and 9am, then rain likely after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
Cedar Rapids IA
 41.97°N 91.66°W (Elev. 732 ft)
9:29 pm CST Feb 23, 2017
9pm CST Feb 23, 2017-6pm CST Mar 2, 2017
 
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