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Heavy Snow from the Wasatch to the Upper Midwest through Friday; Severe storms for Ohio Valley on Friday

A strong weather system will bring heavy snow, gusty winds - with blizzard conditions - to a broad area from the Great Basin to the Upper Midwest through Friday creating treacherous travel conditions. Also, strong winds and dry conditions are creating extreme wildfire threats in the southern Plains. Meanwhile, this system will bring a threat of severe thunderstorms to the Ohio Valley on Friday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Oelwein, Oelwein Municipal Airport (KOLZ)

Lat: 42.68°NLon: 91.97°WElev: 1076ft.

Light Unknown Precip

43°F

6°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed NE 14 mph
Barometer 29.71 in
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill36°F (2°C)
Last update 23 Feb 4:15 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Oelwein IA

Winter Weather Advisory February 24, 12:00am until February 25, 06:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Rain likely, mainly after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 45. Breezy, with a northeast wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Breezy

    High: 45 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain, with thunderstorms also possible after midnight.  Low around 32. Windy, with a northeast wind 18 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Rain and
    Windy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow, possibly mixed with rain and freezing rain, becoming all snow after 3pm.  Temperature falling to around 29 by 4pm. Windy, with a north wind 23 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of around a 0.1 of an inch possible.  New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Wintry Mix
    and Windy

    High: 32 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow, possibly mixed with rain and freezing rain, becoming all snow after 7pm.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly between 7pm and midnight. Low around 16. Blustery, with a north wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Wintry Mix
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 16 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Patchy blowing snow before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 26. Blustery, with a northwest wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Blustery.
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 26 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. West wind 8 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of snow before 1pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 1pm and 5pm, then a slight chance of snow after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 36. Southwest wind 9 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain and snow between noon and 1pm, then a chance of rain after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 38. South wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Rain likely, mainly after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 45. Breezy, with a northeast wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Rain, with thunderstorms also possible after midnight. Low around 32. Windy, with a northeast wind 18 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Friday
Snow, possibly mixed with rain and freezing rain, becoming all snow after 3pm. Temperature falling to around 29 by 4pm. Windy, with a north wind 23 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of around a 0.1 of an inch possible. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Friday Night
Snow, possibly mixed with rain and freezing rain, becoming all snow after 7pm. Widespread blowing snow, mainly between 7pm and midnight. Low around 16. Blustery, with a north wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Saturday
Patchy blowing snow before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 26. Blustery, with a northwest wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. West wind 8 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.
Sunday
A slight chance of snow before 1pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 1pm and 5pm, then a slight chance of snow after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 36. Southwest wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Monday
A chance of rain and snow between noon and 1pm, then a chance of rain after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 38. South wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow before 9pm, then a slight chance of snow between 9pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. South wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. South wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. South wind 9 to 13 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Breezy, with a west wind 13 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. West wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
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Point Forecast:
Oelwein IA
 42.67°N 91.9°W
4:14 pm CST Feb 23, 2017
4pm CST Feb 23, 2017-6pm CST Mar 2, 2017
 
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