Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast and lower Miss. Valley on Friday. Large hail, locally damaging winds and flash flooding will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Saturday.
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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.

Mostly Cloudy

53°F

12°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed N 10 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1019.6 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill50°F (10°C)
Last update 29 Apr 1:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles ENE Oakdale IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. East wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 55 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain

    Low: 45 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain, mainly after 7am.  High near 52. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    High: 52 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 43. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. East wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday
Rain, mainly after 7am. High near 52. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 43. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles ENE Oakdale IA
 41.73°N 91.52°W (Elev. 679 ft)
12:29 pm CDT Apr 29, 2016
2pm CDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm CDT May 5, 2016
 
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