Slow System Impacts Southern California and Southwest; Severe Weather Threats Over The East

A slow moving storm system will deliver heavy mountain snow and rainfall to southern California and the Desert Southwest through late week. The locally heavy rainfall may pose a flash flood risk, especially to burn scar locations. Severe thunderstorms capable of damaging winds, large hail, and isolated tornadoes will be possible from the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley into the Mid-Atlantic today. Read More >

Current conditions at

Iowa City Municipal Airport (KIOW)

Lat: 41.64°NLon: 91.54°WElev: 650ft.

Fair

77°F

25°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed SW 13 mph
Barometer 29.62 in (1002.7 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 7 Apr 6:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Iowa City IA

Severe T-storm Watch until April 7, 11:00pm
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    Severe T-storm Watch until April 7, 11:00pm

    NOW until
    11:00pm Tue

    Severe T-storm Watch

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 48. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 48 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 71. Breezy, with a light and variable wind becoming northwest 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then T-storms
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 71 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain and thunderstorms likely before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 35. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Breezy then
    Clear

    Low: 35 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 47. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds and
    Breezy

    High: 47 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 30. Blustery.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Clear

    Low: 30 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 51.

    Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain

    Low: 39 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain likely, mainly after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 48. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Wednesday
Rain and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 71. Breezy, with a light and variable wind becoming northwest 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Rain and thunderstorms likely before 8pm. Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 35. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 47. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 30. Blustery.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 51.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Saturday
Rain likely, mainly after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Rain likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.
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Point Forecast:
Iowa City IA
 41.67°N 91.52°W (Elev. 692 ft)
6:02 pm CDT Apr 7, 2020
7pm CDT Apr 7, 2020-6pm CDT Apr 14, 2020
 
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