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Severe weather and flooding rains possible on Memorial Day

Strong to severe storms will be possible Memorial Day from south Texas across the Plains into the Midwest. Isolated tornadoes, damaging winds and hail are all possible especially across eastern Texas. In addition, moderate to heavy rainfall is forecast from parts of Texas to the lower Miss. Valley increasing the flash and river flooding concerns, with an additional 1 to 2 inches of rain possible.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Forest City Municipal Airport (KFXY)

Lat: 43.24°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 1230ft.

Fog/Mist

59°F

15°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed SW 8 mph
Barometer 29.72 in
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Last update 25 May 6:15 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSE Forest City IA

  • Memorial
    Day

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 78 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Memorial Day
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 11 to 16 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 72. South wind 7 to 9 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. West northwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. West northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Breezy.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSE Forest City IA
 43.24°N 93.63°W
6:26 am CDT May 25, 2015
7am CDT May 25, 2015-6pm CDT May 31, 2015
 
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