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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.

Overcast

37°F

3°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed E 12 mph
Barometer 30.28 in (1025.8 mb)
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 23 Mar 6:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Iowa City IA

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of rain before 1pm, then a slight chance of rain and thunderstorms between 1pm and 4pm, then a slight chance of rain after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 47. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 47 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 49 by 4am. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 71. 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.

    Partly Sunny
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 71 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 50. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 55 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 44. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 59 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of rain before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 60.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of rain before 1pm, then a slight chance of rain and thunderstorms between 1pm and 4pm, then a slight chance of rain after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 47. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 49 by 4am. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. 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 and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 50. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 44. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of rain before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 60.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
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Point Forecast:
Iowa City IA
 41.67°N 91.52°W (Elev. 692 ft)
7:00 am CDT Mar 23, 2017
7am CDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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