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Severe weather threat continues and flash flooding returns to portions of the Plains Thursday

The severe weather threat will continue over portions of the Plains on Thursday. Large hail and damaging winds are the primary threats. Moderate to heavy rain will also be possible, mainly across the southern Plains, returning the flash flood threat to an area with already saturated soils.
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Current conditions at

Cedar Rapids, The Eastern Iowa Airport (KCID)

Lat: 41.88°NLon: 91.71°WElev: 863ft.

Fair

68°F

20°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.2 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 May 9:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Cedar Rapids IA

  • Overnight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 66 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. South wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 76. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 66.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Cedar Rapids IA
 41.97°N 91.66°W (Elev. 732 ft)
9:45 pm CDT May 27, 2015
11pm CDT May 27, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 3, 2015
 
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