Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in portions of lower-mid Mississippi River Valley and Gulf Coast region on Saturday. Very large hail, locally damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding are possible in this area. Some of the flooding could be significant in portions of Louisiana, Mississippi and southeast Arkansas.
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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

9°C

48°F

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed E 15 km/h
Barometer 1018.1 mb (30.06 in)
Dewpoint 5°C (41°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill7°C (44°F)
Last update 29 Apr 9:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

West Branch IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers, mainly after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. East wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then
    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 7 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers before 10am, then rain between 10am and 4pm, then scattered showers after 4pm.  High near 11. Breezy, with an east wind 25 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 11 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 6. Northeast wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 6 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 14. Northeast wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 14 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 5.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 5 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 18 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 7 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 21 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers, mainly after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. East wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Showers before 10am, then rain between 10am and 4pm, then scattered showers after 4pm. High near 11. Breezy, with an east wind 25 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.
Saturday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 6. Northeast wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 14. Northeast wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 5.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 19.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 7.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 19.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 9.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.
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Point Forecast:
West Branch IA
 41.66°N 91.35°W (Elev. 243 m)
8:59 pm CDT Apr 29, 2016
10pm CDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm CDT May 6, 2016
 
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