Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Across Much of the Plains and Mississippi Valley; A Strong Pacific Storm Moves Across the West

Areas of severe thunderstorms with heavy rainfall will continue from the Southern Plains into much of the Mississippi Valley into Sunday morning. The primary threats will be widespread damaging winds, large hail and a few tornadoes. On the West Coast, a Pacific storm will continue unsettled conditions and widespread precipitation, including heavy mountain snow, this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ottumwa Regional Airport (KOTM)

Lat: 41.1°NLon: 92.44°WElev: 830ft.

Light Rain

60°F

16°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 29.54 in (999.9 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 May 5:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles W Chillicothe IA

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then a slight chance of drizzle between 2pm and 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Windy, with a west wind 7 to 12 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Drizzle and
    Windy

    High: 64 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Breezy, with a northwest wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. North northwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 48. Breezy, with an east wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a high near 63. Windy, with an east southeast wind around 22 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Windy

    High: 63 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Windy.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 79 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then a slight chance of drizzle between 2pm and 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Windy, with a west wind 7 to 12 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Breezy, with a northwest wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. North northwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Monday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 48. Breezy, with an east wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 63. Windy, with an east southeast wind around 22 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Windy.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles W Chillicothe IA
 41.09°N 92.59°W
5:48 am CDT May 19, 2019
6am CDT May 19, 2019-6pm CDT May 25, 2019
 
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