Tropical Depression Forecast to Impact the Southeast U.S. This Weekend; May Strengthen into a Tropical Storm

Tropical Depression Two is forecast to strengthen into a Tropical Storm on Saturday. This system will bring heavy rain and gusty winds to portions of the southeastern United States. Life-threatening surf and rip currents will threaten the coastal waters this holiday weekend. Isolated flash flooding will be possible in portions of the Carolinas and Virginia Saturday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Newton Municipal (KTNU)

Lat: 41.68°NLon: 93.02°WElev: 951ft.

Overcast

61°F

16°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 29.74 in
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 May 5:15 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSW Prairie City IA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Scattered showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 63. South southeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. South southwest wind 6 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. West wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south in the evening.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Scattered showers. Cloudy, with a low around 63. South southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. South southwest wind 6 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. West wind 5 to 9 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south in the evening.
Memorial Day
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSW Prairie City IA
 41.56°N 93.25°W
5:18 am CDT May 28, 2016
5am CDT May 28, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 3, 2016
 
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