Heavy rain and isolated severe storms in portions of the West. Severe Weather Possible in the Plains Saturday.

A storm system will bring rain and thunderstorms to much of the Intermountain West and northern High Plains. A few severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible from northeast California to Wyoming. Heavy rain could lead to flash flooding in some of the western states. Severe weather will be possible in the Plains Saturday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Cedar Rapids, The Eastern Iowa Airport (KCID)

Lat: 41.88°NLon: 91.71°WElev: 863ft.

Fair and Breezy

84°F

29°C

Humidity 27%
Wind Speed W 21 G 26 mph
Barometer 29.82 in (1009.4 mb)
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 6 May 5:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Cedar Rapids IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am.  Mostly clear, with a low around 58. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 7am and 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 69 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light east  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 53 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 69 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Mostly clear, with a low around 58. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 7am and 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north in the morning.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light east after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
Cedar Rapids IA
 41.97°N 91.66°W (Elev. 732 ft)
3:29 pm CDT May 6, 2016
5pm CDT May 6, 2016-6pm CDT May 13, 2016
 
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