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 bring danger to coastal waters this holiday weekend. Isolated flash flooding will be possible in portions of the Carolinas and Virginia on Saturday and Sunday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Mason City, Mason City Municipal Airport (KMCW)

Lat: 43.16°NLon: 93.33°WElev: 1214ft.

Fog/Mist

61°F

16°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 29.75 in (1006.6 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 28 May 5:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Mason City IA

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Light south wind increasing to 8 to 13 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South southwest wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. West southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Light south southeast wind.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 61 °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 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Light south wind increasing to 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South southwest wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 9 to 11 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. West southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
Memorial Day
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Light south southeast wind. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Mason City IA
 43.15°N 93.19°W
5:18 am CDT May 28, 2016
6am CDT May 28, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 3, 2016
 
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