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Severe Thunderstorms & Heavy Rain in the Plains/Midwest; Clouds and Rain Threaten Eclipse Viewing for Some

While much of the nation observes today's eclipse, clouds threaten to obscure the view in parts of the Plains, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, and Southeast states. The weather could be more than just a nuisance in the north-central Plains and Midwest where scattered severe storms are possible this afternoon and evening. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, and flash floods are possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fairfield Municipal Airport (KFFL)

Lat: 41.05°NLon: 91.98°WElev: 787ft.

A Few Clouds

79°F

26°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed SW 10 mph
Barometer 29.94 in
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 21 Aug 7:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SE Fairfield IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Periods of showers and thunderstorms.  Low around 68. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 10am.  Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 81. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 53. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 80. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Periods of showers and thunderstorms. Low around 68. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 10am. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 81. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 53. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 80. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SE Fairfield IA
 40.97°N 91.92°W (Elev. 801 ft)
5:45 pm CDT Aug 21, 2017
7pm CDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 28, 2017
 
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