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Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Exacerbate Ongoing Flooding; Cold and Wintry Continue Out West

A developing wave will bring a threat of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the Arklatex area to the Middle Mississippi Valley; and may produce tornadoes, damaging winds, and large hail; including potential for significant tornadoes and very large hail. Additional heavy rain will increase ongoing flooding. Heavy western mountain and Upper Midwest snow; and ice in the Northeast is also expected. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fairfield Municipal Airport (KFFL)

Lat: 41.05°NLon: 91.98°WElev: 787ft.

Partly Cloudy

37°F

3°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed NW 9 mph
Barometer 30.25 in
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill30°F (-1°C)
Last update 23 Feb 4:15 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Fairfield IA

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

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of snow after 3am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 27. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 27 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain, snow and freezing rain likely, possibly mixed with sleet, becoming all rain after 11am.  Cloudy, with a high near 41. East wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.  New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely then
    Rain Likely

    High: 41 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then rain between 9pm and midnight.  Low around 26. Breezy, with a southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west 15 to 20 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Breezy. Rain
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 25 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 53.

    Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 31.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 40 percent chance of snow after 3am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 27. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Saturday
Rain, snow and freezing rain likely, possibly mixed with sleet, becoming all rain after 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 41. East wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday Night
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then rain between 9pm and midnight. Low around 26. Breezy, with a southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west 15 to 20 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 25.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 53.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 31.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of rain after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
Wednesday Night
Rain and snow. Low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
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Point Forecast:
Fairfield IA
 41.02°N 91.98°W (Elev. 774 ft)
3:00 pm CST Feb 23, 2018
4pm CST Feb 23, 2018-6pm CST Mar 2, 2018
 
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