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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Cedar Rapids, The Eastern Iowa Airport (KCID)

Lat: 41.88°NLon: 91.71°WElev: 863ft.

Overcast

37°F

3°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed SE 17 mph
Barometer 30.21 in (1023.6 mb)
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill27°F (-3°C)
Last update 23 Mar 8:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Cedar Rapids IA

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of rain between 11am and 1pm, then a slight chance of rain and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 45. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 45 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 48 by 4am. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. South wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Sunny
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 70 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 46. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 53. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 53 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 43 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 57.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 57 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Cloudy, with a high near 59.

    Cloudy

    High: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of rain between 11am and 1pm, then a slight chance of rain and thunderstorms after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 45. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 48 by 4am. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 46. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 53. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 43.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 57.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Monday
Cloudy, with a high near 59.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
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Point Forecast:
Cedar Rapids IA
 41.97°N 91.66°W (Elev. 732 ft)
8:30 am CDT Mar 23, 2017
9am CDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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