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Isolated Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Expected

A few severe thunderstorms are expected across west Texas and eastern New Mexico into Tuesday morning. More strong storms are possible for parts of Kansas and southern Iowa, northern Missouri and west central Illinois. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding is possible across parts of Kansas and Oklahoma.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Iowa City, Iowa City Municipal Airport (KIOW)

Lat: 41.63°NLon: 91.54°WElev: 666ft.

Overcast

21°C

70°F

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed NE 17 km/h
Barometer 30.07 in (1017.9 mb)
Dewpoint 17°C (62°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 4 May 7:52 pm CDT

Extended Forecast

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 14 °C

  • Tuesday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 23 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 14 °C

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 27 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 16 °C

  • Thursday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 26 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 16 °C

  • Friday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 25 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 14 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then occasional showers and thunderstorms after 10pm. Low around 14. East wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. East wind around 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. East wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. South wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 26. Breezy. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19.
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Point Forecast:
West Branch IA
 41.66°N 91.35°W (Elev. 243 m)
5:33 pm CDT May 4, 2015
9pm CDT May 4, 2015-6pm CDT May 11, 2015
 
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