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Severe Thunderstorms & Heavy Rain in the Plains/Midwest; Clouds and Rain Threaten Eclipse Viewing for Some

While much of the nation observes today's eclipse, clouds threaten to obscure the view in parts of the Plains, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, and Southeast states. The weather could be more than just a nuisance in the north-central Plains and Midwest where scattered severe storms are possible this afternoon and evening. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, and flash floods are possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ottawa Municipal Airport (KOWI)

Lat: 38.54° N Lon: 95.25° W Elev: 958 ft.

Fair with Haze

90°F

32°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed S 13 G 21 mph
Barometer 29.97 in
Dewpoint 77°F (25°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Heat Index104°F (40°C)
Last update 21 Aug 5:15 pm CDT
Detailed forecast for

Linn County

Late This Afternoon
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. Heat index readings 106 to 111. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy with chance of showers...thunderstorms in the evening, then cloudy with showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Locally heavy rainfall possible after midnight. Lows in the lower 70s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Tuesday
Considerable cloudiness. Showers...thunderstorms through early afternoon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms late in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds around 10 mph shifting to the north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. North winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming light and variable.
Wednesday
Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Light and variable winds becoming northeast around 10 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Light and variable winds.
Thursday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.
Thursday Night And Friday
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s.
Saturday
Partly sunny. A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning. Highs around 80.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s.
Sunday
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 80.
Sunday Night And Monday
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the lower 80s.



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453 PM CDT Mon Aug 21 2017
 
 

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