Severe Storms in the Plains; Heavy Rain Potential in the Plains and Southeast

An approaching cold front will produce severe storms, including a few possible tornadoes and flash flooding across the Plains today. A stationary front along the Southeast coast and Florida continues the threat for heavy rainfall and widespread potential for flooding. The heat continues across much of the Southwest, and is building across the Southern Plains once again. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Mason City Municipal Airport (KMCW)

Lat: 43.15°NLon: 93.33°WElev: 1188ft.

Fair

54°F

12°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.1 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill52°F (11°C)
Last update 17 Aug 5:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles SSE Mason City IA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Light south southeast wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 65. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West southwest wind 8 to 11 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Light southeast wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Light south southeast wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 65. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West southwest wind 8 to 11 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Light southeast wind.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles SSE Mason City IA
 43.08°N 93.13°W
6:03 am CDT Aug 17, 2019
6am CDT Aug 17, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 23, 2019
 
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