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Severe weather possible from central Plains to Gulf Coast; Heavy rain for Gulf Coast

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the central Plains and mid-Missouri Valley southward across Texas and eastward across the Gulf Coastal states. These thunderstorms will be capable of producing hail and locally damaging winds. In addition, heavy rain could lead to flash flooding along the Gulf Coast where Flash Flood Watches are in effect.
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Overcast

73°F

23°C

Humidity 34%
Wind Speed E 10 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1013.4 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update on 18 Apr 1:53 pm CDT

Current conditions at

Mason City, Mason City Municipal Airport (KMCW)

Lat: 43.16°N Lon: 93.33°W Elev: 1214ft.

For More Weather Information:

Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

2 Miles SSW Clear Lake IA

7 Day Forecast

  • This
    Afternoon

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 70 °F

  • Tonight

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 51 °F

  • Sunday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 60 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    Low: 37 °F

  • Monday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 50 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Windy

    Windy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Tuesday

    Windy

    Windy

    High: 52 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Blustery

    Blustery

    Low: 31 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 4pm and 5pm, then a chance of showers after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 70. Breezy, with an east southeast wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 51. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 4pm, then a chance of showers after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 60. Windy, with a south southeast wind 8 to 13 mph becoming north northwest 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 37. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 50. Windy, with a west northwest wind 17 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Windy.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Windy.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. Blustery.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 31.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 54.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 55.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 2 Miles SSW Clear Lake IA
 43.11°N 93.4°W
Last Update: 1:12 pm CDT Apr 18, 2015
Forecast Valid: 3pm CDT Apr 18, 2015-6pm CDT Apr 24, 2015
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