Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
Read More...

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Cedar Rapids, The Eastern Iowa Airport (KCID)

Lat: 41.88°NLon: 91.71°WElev: 863ft.

Fair

75°F

24°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1011.7 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 May 11:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NW Cedar Rapids IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. 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 showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Memorial Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
2 Miles NW Cedar Rapids IA
 42°N 91.69°W (Elev. 748 ft)
7:30 am CDT May 26, 2016
12pm CDT May 26, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 1, 2016
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database