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Flash flood threat forecast from southwestern Texas to the Appalachians on Wednesday

Heavy rainfall will be possible along a frontal boundary that will extend from Maine to far southwestern Texas on Wednesday. Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches will be possible with some locations seeing 5 to 6 inches especially across the southern Plains. Flash flooding will be possible mainly from southwestern Texas to the central Appalachians. Remember: Turn Around, Don't Drown.
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Current conditions at

Muscatine (KMUT)

Lat: 41.37°NLon: 91.15°WElev: 548ft.

Partly Cloudy

63°F

17°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed N 3 mph
Barometer 30.10 in
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 7 Jul 11:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles W Montpelier IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. East wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Scattered showers after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 70. East wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Partly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Scattered showers, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 76. North wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. East wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Scattered showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 76. North wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles W Montpelier IA
 41.48°N 90.89°W (Elev. 591 ft)
10:44 pm CDT Jul 7, 2015
11pm CDT Jul 7, 2015-6pm CDT Jul 14, 2015
 
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