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Severe weather and flooding rains possible on Memorial Day

Strong to severe storms will be possible Memorial Day from south Texas across the Plains into the Midwest. Isolated tornadoes, damaging winds and hail are all possible especially across eastern Texas. In addition, moderate to heavy rainfall is forecast from parts of Texas to the lower Miss. Valley increasing the flash and river flooding concerns, with an additional 1 to 2 inches of rain possible.
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Current conditions at

Fort Dodge (KFOD)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 94.18°WElev: 1161ft.

Thunderstorm

61°F

16°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed SE 8 mph
Barometer 29.86 in
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 May 10:35 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Fort Dodge IA

  • Overnight

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °FRising Temperatures

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 73 °FFalling Temperatures

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 55 °FRising Temperatures

  • Wednesday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 80 °FFalling Temperatures

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 70 by 5am. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 59 by 5pm. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a temperature falling to near 55 by 10pm, then rising to around 77 during the remainder of the night. West northwest wind around 7 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a temperature rising to near 80 by 8am, then falling to around 63 during the remainder of the day. South wind 3 to 6 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. South southeast wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 64.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Dodge IA
 42.5°N 94.18°W
9:56 pm CDT May 25, 2015
11pm CDT May 25, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 1, 2015
 
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