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Severe Thunderstorm Threats and Areas of Heavy Rain This Week

A weather system producing areas of heavy rain will slowly move northeast along the east coast into mid-week. Meanwhile, a new weather system may produce severe thunderstorms potentially containing large hail, damaging winds, and isolated tornadoes in the Plains and Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain and flash flooding may also develop Wednesday for the Mississippi Valley and Upper Great Lakes. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Iowa City, Iowa City Municipal Airport (KIOW)

Lat: 41.63°NLon: 91.54°WElev: 666ft.

Fair

25°C

77°F

Humidity 32%
Wind Speed SE 22 G 37 km/h
Barometer 997.2 mb (29.46 in)
Dewpoint 7°C (45°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index26°C (78°F)
Last update 25 Apr 3:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

West Branch IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1am and 5am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am.  Cloudy, with a low around 14. Southeast wind 15 to 25 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 14 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 16. South wind around 15 km/h becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 16 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely, mainly between 7pm and 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 4. Northwest wind 15 to 20 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 4 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 12. West wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 12 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 6 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 17 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 7 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, mainly after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 13. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 13 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 7. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 7 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1am and 5am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 14. Southeast wind 15 to 25 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 16. South wind around 15 km/h becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely, mainly between 7pm and 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 4. Northwest wind 15 to 20 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 12. West wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Saturday
Showers likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 13. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 7. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 11.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 13.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 17.
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Point Forecast:
West Branch IA
 41.66°N 91.35°W (Elev. 243 m)
2:45 pm CDT Apr 25, 2017
4pm CDT Apr 25, 2017-6pm CDT May 2, 2017
 
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