Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Mason City, Mason City Municipal Airport (KMCW)

Lat: 43.16°NLon: 93.33°WElev: 1214ft.

Fair

74°F

23°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1012.6 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 May 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Mason City Municipal Airport IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 81. South southwest wind around 7 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South southeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 79 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 5 to 11 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 6 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 81. South southwest wind around 7 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South southeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 5 to 11 mph. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 6 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Memorial Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Mason City Municipal Airport IA
 43.15°N 93.34°W
10:18 am CDT May 24, 2016
1pm CDT May 24, 2016-6pm CDT May 30, 2016
 
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