Severe Thunderstorms Possible From The Plains To The Great Lakes, Heat Wave To Continue Over The Southern U.S.

Scattered strong to severe thunderstorms capable of damaging winds, large hail, isolated tornadoes, and heavy rainfall will be possible through tonight from the central Plains to the Great Lakes and Northeast U.S. The heavy rainfall could lead to localized flash flooding. Excessive heat will persist across the southern Plains and Desert Southwest early this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Cedar Rapids Airport (KCID)

Lat: 41.88°NLon: 91.72°WElev: 840ft.

Fair

72°F

22°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed NW 7 mph
Barometer 29.78 in (1007.9 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Aug 11:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Fairfax IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. North wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 84. North wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 67. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. North wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 84. North wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67. Calm wind.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Fairfax IA
 41.91°N 91.78°W (Elev. 791 ft)
11:45 am CDT Aug 18, 2019
12pm CDT Aug 18, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 24, 2019
 
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