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Very Heavy Rainfall and High Risk Flood Event in the South-Central U.S.

Thunderstorms, some severe, will continue to produce tremendously heavy rainfall over the same areas through the day today. The area with the greatest potential for excessive rainfall includes Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Missouri. Very heavy rains will extend broadly from the Southern Plains to the Upper Midwest. Life threatening flash flooding is expected with these storms. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Iowa City, Iowa City Municipal Airport (KIOW)

Lat: 41.63°NLon: 91.54°WElev: 666ft.

Rain Fog/Mist

44°F

7°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed NE 15 G 26 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1019.3 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Wind Chill37°F (3°C)
Last update 29 Apr 3:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

West Branch IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Steady temperature around 43. Breezy, with a northeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    High: 43 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 3am, then a chance of showers between 3am and 4am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am.  Low around 41. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 7am.  High near 55. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 55 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 42. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 42 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain likely, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    High: 49 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 60.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Steady temperature around 43. Breezy, with a northeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 3am, then a chance of showers between 3am and 4am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Low around 41. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 7am. High near 55. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 42. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
Rain likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 67.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
West Branch IA
 41.66°N 91.35°W (Elev. 797 ft)
4:01 pm CDT Apr 29, 2017
4pm CDT Apr 29, 2017-6pm CDT May 6, 2017
 
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