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Severe Thunderstorms Shift to Lower Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms in the central Plains with strong winds and hail will shift into the lower Mississippi Valley Friday afternoon and evening. Hot, dry winds will continue across the southern Plains while rain and high elevation snow continue in the West and the Rockies. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fort Madison (KFSW)

Lat: 40.67°NLon: 91.33°WElev: 725ft.

Fair

48°F

9°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed S 10 G 16 mph
Barometer 29.90 in
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 23 Mar 9:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Fort Madison IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a temperature rising to around 54 by 2am. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 50 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers before 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 4pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 72. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then rain and possibly a thunderstorm after 7pm.  Low around 53. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 61. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 61 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 46 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of rain before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 60 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain

    Low: 48 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain likely, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 62 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a temperature rising to around 54 by 2am. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday
A chance of showers before 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 4pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 72. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then rain and possibly a thunderstorm after 7pm. Low around 53. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 61. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of rain before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Monday
Rain likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Madison IA
 40.61°N 91.36°W (Elev. 518 ft)
6:00 pm CDT Mar 23, 2017
9pm CDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 30, 2017
 
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