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Severe weather and flooding rains possible on Memorial Day

Strong to severe storms will be possible Memorial Day from south Texas across the Plains into the Midwest. Isolated tornadoes, damaging winds and hail are all possible especially across eastern Texas. In addition, moderate to heavy rainfall is forecast from parts of Texas to the lower Miss. Valley increasing the flash and river flooding concerns, with an additional 1 to 2 inches of rain possible.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Iowa City, Iowa City Municipal Airport (KIOW)

Lat: 41.63°NLon: 91.54°WElev: 666ft.

Overcast

67°F

19°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed SW 13 G 21 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1011.4 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 May 9:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

West Branch IA

  • Memorial
    Day

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Memorial Day
Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
West Branch IA
 41.66°N 91.35°W (Elev. 797 ft)
7:30 am CDT May 25, 2015
11am CDT May 25, 2015-6pm CDT May 31, 2015
 
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