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Severe Thunderstorms in the South/Central Plains and Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms move into the South/Central Plains and Mississippi Valley this afternoon; and into the central Gulf States on Saturday. Storms may contain very heavy rain, large hail, and damaging winds. High fire danger caused by hot and dry conditions, and strong winds continue in the southern Plains; while an active weather pattern keeps conditions wet with heavy mountain snows out west. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Cedar Rapids, The Eastern Iowa Airport (KCID)

Lat: 41.88°NLon: 91.71°WElev: 863ft.

Overcast

65°F

18°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed S 17 mph
Barometer 29.82 in (1010.0 mb)
Dewpoint 51°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 Mar 9:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NW Cedar Rapids IA

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers between 3pm and 4pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. West wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 44. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers.  High near 50. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 50 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers before 1am, then a chance of rain after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 42. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of rain before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 57. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 57 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 56.

    Chance Rain

    High: 56 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers between 3pm and 4pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. West wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 44. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers. High near 50. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers before 1am, then a chance of rain after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 42. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of rain before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 57. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Cloudy, with a low around 43.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 56.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NW Cedar Rapids IA
 42°N 91.69°W (Elev. 748 ft)
9:30 am CDT Mar 24, 2017
10am CDT Mar 24, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 30, 2017
 
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