National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Flash flooding possible across parts of Midwest

Showers and thunderstorms ahead of a strong cold front moving across the Midwest on Friday are expected to produce rainfall rates of 1-2 inches per hour, creating a risk of flash flooding across parts of southern Minnesota and northern and central Iowa. The flash flooding risk will continue into Saturday and move eastward, into the Ohio Valley.

Current Conditions


Zone Forecast

  • Today Rain. Highs in the mid 50s to lower 60s. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph in the morning becoming variable by early afternoon. Along turnagain arm and higher elevations...southeast wind 15 to 25 mph in the morning becoming variable 10 mph in the afternoon.
  • Tonight Rain likely in the evening...tapering off after midnight. Lows around 50. Variable wind to 10 mph.
  • Saturday Partly sunny with scattered showers. Highs in the upper 50s to mid 60s. Light winds.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy. Scattered showers in the evening. Lows in the upper 40s to mid 50s. Light winds.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny in the morning...then partly cloudy with isolated showers in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 60s to lower 70s. Light winds.
  • Sunday Night Mostly cloudy with isolated showers. Lows in the 50s.
  • Monday Through Thursday Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs in the 60s. Lows in the 50s.