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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Iowa City, Iowa City Municipal Airport (KIOW)

Lat: 41.63°NLon: 91.54°WElev: 666ft.

Fair

47°F

8°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed SE 16 G 24 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1013.2 mb)
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill41°F (5°C)
Last update 23 Mar 6:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Iowa City IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 49 by 3am. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. South wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Sunny
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 70 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then rain and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm.  Low around 47. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then rain likely between 8am and 2pm, then rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  High near 52. Northeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 52 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 42 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 56.

    Chance Rain

    High: 56 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    Low: 45 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly after 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 59.

    Chance Rain

    High: 59 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Chance Rain
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 49 by 3am. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. South wind 10 to 15 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 and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then rain and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm. Low around 47. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then rain likely between 8am and 2pm, then rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. High near 52. Northeast wind around 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 before 8pm, then a chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 56.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 59.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 59.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
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Point Forecast:
Iowa City IA
 41.67°N 91.52°W (Elev. 692 ft)
6:00 pm CDT Mar 23, 2017
7pm CDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 30, 2017
 
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