Flooding Lingers Across the Northeast; Fire Weather Concerns Continue Out West

Although the heaviest rainfall has ended, significant flooding continues across parts of New York and Pennsylvania. Heavy rainfall may also lead to localized flash flooding across Central parts of the country. Across the west, dry thunderstorms with locally strong winds could lead to dust storms or new fire starts this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fort Madison Municipal Airport (KFSW)

Lat: 40.66°NLon: 91.33°WElev: 719ft.

Partly Cloudy

73°F

23°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 29.91 in
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 15 Aug 1:55 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Fort Madison IA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 80. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. East wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. North wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 80. Southeast wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. East wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. North wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Madison IA
 40.61°N 91.36°W (Elev. 518 ft)
1:14 am CDT Aug 15, 2018
2am CDT Aug 15, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 21, 2018
 
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