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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

Ottumwa, Ottumwa Industrial Airport (KOTM)

Lat: 41.11°NLon: 92.45°WElev: 846ft.

Overcast

39°F

4°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 30.19 in (1022.9 mb)
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill32°F (0°C)
Last update 23 Mar 6:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ottumwa IASimilar City Names

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers, mainly before 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 54 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Southeast wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of rain, then rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. South wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain
    Likely

    High: 70 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 51. South southeast wind 6 to 9 mph becoming east after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 51 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain likely, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 62. North northeast wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    High: 62 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 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: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 59 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

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

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of rain before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.

    Chance Rain

    High: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers, mainly before 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Southeast wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Friday
A chance of rain, then rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. South wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 51. South southeast wind 6 to 9 mph becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Rain likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 62. North northeast wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 44. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of rain before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
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Point Forecast:
Ottumwa IASimilar City Names
 41.02°N 92.42°W
4:03 am CDT Mar 23, 2017
7am CDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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