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Severe Thunderstorms Shift to Lower Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms in the central Plains with strong winds and hail will shift into the lower Mississippi Valley Friday afternoon and evening. Hot, dry winds will continue across the southern Plains while rain and high elevation snow continue in the West and the Rockies. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Iowa City, Iowa City Municipal Airport (KIOW)

Lat: 41.63°NLon: 91.54°WElev: 666ft.

Fair

7°C

44°F

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed E 7 km/h
Barometer 1012.0 mb (29.87 in)
Dewpoint 4°C (39°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill5°C (41°F)
Last update 24 Mar 12:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

West Branch IA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around -12. South wind 15 to 20 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. Southwest wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Sunny
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 21 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then rain and possibly a thunderstorm after 7pm.  Low around 8. South wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming east after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Showers

    Low: 8 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 11. Northeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Rain Likely

    High: 11 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 5. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 5 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of rain before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 13.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 13 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    Low: 7 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 14.

    Chance Rain

    High: 14 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 4 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around -12. South wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. Southwest wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then rain and possibly a thunderstorm after 7pm. Low around 8. South wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Saturday
Rain likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 11. Northeast wind 15 to 20 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 5. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of rain before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 13.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 14.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 15.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 14.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 16.
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Point Forecast:
West Branch IA
 41.66°N 91.35°W (Elev. 243 m)
11:59 pm CDT Mar 23, 2017
1am CDT Mar 24, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 30, 2017
 
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