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Heavy Snow from the Wasatch to the Upper Midwest through Friday; Severe storms for Ohio Valley on Friday

A strong weather system will bring heavy snow, gusty winds - with blizzard conditions - to a broad area from the Great Basin to the Upper Midwest through Friday creating treacherous travel conditions. Also, strong winds and dry conditions are creating extreme wildfire threats in the southern Plains. Meanwhile, this system will bring a threat of severe thunderstorms to the Ohio Valley on Friday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ottumwa, Ottumwa Industrial Airport (KOTM)

Lat: 41.11°NLon: 92.45°WElev: 846ft.

Fog/Mist

37°F

3°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed NE 14 mph
Barometer 29.46 in (997.8 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Wind Chill28°F (-2°C)
Last update 24 Feb 5:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SW Moravia IA

  • Today

    Today: A chance of rain before 4pm, then snow likely, possibly mixed with rain between 4pm and 5pm, then snow likely, possibly mixed with rain and freezing rain after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 40 by 8am, then falling to around 32 during the remainder of the day. Breezy, with a northwest wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    then Wintry
    Mix Likely
    and Breezy

    High: 40 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow likely, mainly before midnight.  Patchy blowing snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Wind chill values as low as 5. Blustery, with a northwest wind 18 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Wind chill values as low as 5. Breezy, with a northwest wind 13 to 18 mph decreasing to 7 to 12 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Light and variable wind becoming south 8 to 13 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of rain after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Southwest wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 45 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of rain after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 48.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 48 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Chance Rain
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    Low: 37 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58.

    Chance Rain

    High: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of rain before 4pm, then snow likely, possibly mixed with rain between 4pm and 5pm, then snow likely, possibly mixed with rain and freezing rain after 5pm. Cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 40 by 8am, then falling to around 32 during the remainder of the day. Breezy, with a northwest wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Snow likely, mainly before midnight. Patchy blowing snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Wind chill values as low as 5. Blustery, with a northwest wind 18 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Wind chill values as low as 5. Breezy, with a northwest wind 13 to 18 mph decreasing to 7 to 12 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Light and variable wind becoming south 8 to 13 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of rain after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Southwest wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of rain after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 48.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SW Moravia IA
 40.86°N 92.85°W
6:33 am CST Feb 24, 2017
6am CST Feb 24, 2017-6pm CST Mar 2, 2017
 
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