Heavy Precipitation and Strong Winds in the West; Locally Severe Weather in the East and Central Plains

Several atmospheric river events will bring widespread moderate to heavy precipitation and strong winds to much of the Pacific Northwest and California through early next week. A few storms might produce locally strong to damaging wind gusts over a portion of eastern North Carolina and Central Plains later today. More thunderstorms are forecast in the middle Mississippi Valley region on Sunday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fort Madison Municipal Airport (KFSW)

Lat: 40.66°NLon: 91.33°WElev: 719ft.

50°F

10°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed NW 9 mph
Barometer 30.12 in
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill46°F (8°C)
Last update 22 Oct 11:35 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Fort Madison IA

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Low around 50. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 61. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 61 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then showers between 10pm and 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    T-storms then
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of rain before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56.

    Chance Rain

    High: 56 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 65.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Low around 50. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 61. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then showers between 10pm and 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of rain before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 64.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Madison IA
 40.61°N 91.36°W (Elev. 518 ft)
11:31 am CDT Oct 22, 2021
11am CDT Oct 22, 2021-6pm CDT Oct 28, 2021
 
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