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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ottumwa Regional Airport (KOTM)

Lat: 41.1°NLon: 92.44°WElev: 830ft.

A Few Clouds

98°F

37°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed S 14 G 22 mph
Barometer 29.83 in (1008.9 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index111°F (44°C)
Last update 21 Jul 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ottumwa IASimilar City Names

Excessive Heat Warning until July 22, 08:00pm
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Excessive Heat Warning
  •  
    Excessive Heat Warning until July 22, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Sat

    Excessive Heat Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Heat index values as high as 114. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 17 mph.

    Hot and
    Breezy

    High: 100 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. South wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 79 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 107. West southwest wind 8 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

    Hot

    High: 97 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Light west wind becoming northwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 86.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Heat index values as high as 114. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 17 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. South wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 107. West southwest wind 8 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Light west wind becoming northwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
Ottumwa IASimilar City Names
 41.02°N 92.42°W
3:33 pm CDT Jul 21, 2017
3pm CDT Jul 21, 2017-6pm CDT Jul 27, 2017
 
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