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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

Chariton (KCNC)

Lat: 41.03°NLon: 93.37°WElev: 1050ft.

Fair

77°F

25°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed S 14 G 23 mph
Barometer 30.02 in
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 21 Aug 12:55 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NNW Rathbun IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 8 to 13 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5am.  Low around 69. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7am.  Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 81. North northwest wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 55. North wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light  after midnight.

    Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 79. North wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 8 to 13 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5am. Low around 69. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7am. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 81. North northwest wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 55. North wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light after midnight.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 79. North wind 3 to 7 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NNW Rathbun IA
 40.86°N 92.94°W
12:33 pm CDT Aug 21, 2017
1pm CDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 27, 2017
 
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