Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Iowa City, Iowa City Municipal Airport (KIOW)

Lat: 41.63°NLon: 91.54°WElev: 666ft.

Fair

78°F

26°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1011.3 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 26 May 7:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Iowa City IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Memorial Day
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
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Point Forecast:
Iowa City IA
 41.67°N 91.52°W (Elev. 692 ft)
8:14 pm CDT May 26, 2016
8pm CDT May 26, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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