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Marginal to slight risk of severe weather Sunday for the Midwest and central Plains

Scattered strong to severe storms with hail and damaging winds are expected this afternoon and evening across portions of the Midwest. A Marginal Risk area is highlighted around a Slight Risk area and extends into portions of the central Plains.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Cedar Rapids, The Eastern Iowa Airport (KCID)

Lat: 41.88°NLon: 91.71°WElev: 863ft.

Thunderstorm Rain

59°F

15°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 29.87 in (1011.4 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 3 May 9:52 am CDT

Extended Forecast

  • Today

    Isolated Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 58 °F

  • Monday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 69 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 79 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 10pm. Increasing clouds, with a low around 58. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 69. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 54. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Thursday
A 50 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 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
Cedar Rapids IA
 41.97°N 91.66°W (Elev. 732 ft)
9:02 am CDT May 3, 2015
11am CDT May 3, 2015-6pm CDT May 9, 2015
 
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