Storms in the East; Monsoons and Fire Weather Out West

A slow moving frontal system will bring strong to severe storms, and, locally heavy rain from the Plains to the Northeast. Monsoon moisture shifts to the east into portions of the southern Plains and may produce excessive rains across portions of the High Plains and desert southwest. Fire Weather threats remain elevated to critical with isolated dry thunderstorms in the Intermountain West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fort Madison Municipal Airport (KFSW)

Lat: 40.66°NLon: 91.33°WElev: 719ft.

Fog/Mist

66°F

19°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.98 in
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 0.75 mi
Last update 17 Aug 7:55 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Fort Madison IA

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and 9pm.  Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 66. North wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 86. North wind around 5 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and 9pm. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 66. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 86. North wind around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Madison IA
 40.61°N 91.36°W (Elev. 518 ft)
6:44 am CDT Aug 17, 2018
8am CDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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