Significant Storm Systems To Impact Both The Northern Plains and The Carolinas

A strong low pressure system will bring very strong winds and blizzard conditions to portions of the Northern Plains today into tonight. Winds gusting over 60 mph at times may cause whiteout conditions. A second low pressure system is forecast to intensify rapidly off the U.S east coast bringing strong winds, heavy rainfall, and coastal flooding to the Carolina's.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Cedar Rapids, The Eastern Iowa Airport (KCID)

Lat: 42°NLon: -91.69°WElev: 863ft.

Fair

36°F

2°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed W 12 mph
Barometer 29.80 in (1010.0 mb)
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill28°F (-2°C)
Last update 7 Feb 8:52 am CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NW Cedar Rapids IA

  • Today

    Today: Increasing clouds, with a high near 40. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 40 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers, mainly after 9pm.  Patchy blowing snow after midnight. Low around 19. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 19 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Occasional snow showers.  Areas of blowing snow. Temperature falling to around 17 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as zero. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 20 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as -5. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Blustery

    Low: 8 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 14. Blustery.

    Partly Sunny
    and Blustery

    High: 14 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. Blustery.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 2 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 14.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 14 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 4.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 4 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 20.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 20 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Increasing clouds, with a high near 40. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Snow showers, mainly after 9pm. Patchy blowing snow after midnight. Low around 19. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday
Occasional snow showers. Areas of blowing snow. Temperature falling to around 17 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as zero. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as -5. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 14. Blustery.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. Blustery.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 14.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 20.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 23.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NW Cedar Rapids IA
 42°N 91.69°W (Elev. 748 ft)
7:15 am CST Feb 7, 2016
9am CST Feb 7, 2016-6pm CST Feb 13, 2016
 
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