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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.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Benton County

Zone Forecast

  • Today Hot and humid. Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 90s. Heat index readings of around 101 late in the afternoon. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
  • Tonight Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 70s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
  • Saturday Hot and humid. Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 90s. Heat index readings of around 105 in the afternoon. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the morning.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy in the evening...then mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the mid 70s. Heat index readings of around 101 early in the evening. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
  • Sunday Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 90s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
  • Sunday Night Cooler. Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.
  • Monday Mostly sunny. Highs around 80.
  • Monday Night And Tuesday Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs around 80.
  • Tuesday Night Through Wednesday Night Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. Highs in the lower 80s.
  • Thursday Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 80s.