Thunderstorms And Heavy Rain Is Expected Through The Plains; Poor Air Quality Persists Out West into Upper Midwest; Major Hurricane Lane Moves Into The Central Pacific

Thunderstorms with heavy to excessive rain is expected across much of the Plains, as a weather system moves into the region. Meanwhile, smoke from numerous ongoing wildfires in western North America are requiring air quality alerts throughout the West into the Upper Midwest. Finally, Major Hurricane Lane continues to track almost due west, transitioning from the Eastern to Central Pacific Ocean. Read More >

Current conditions at

Iowa City Municipal Airport (KIOW)

Lat: 41.64°NLon: 91.54°WElev: 650ft.

Fair

68°F

20°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.4 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 19 Aug 4:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Iowa City IA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Light southeast wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1am and 4am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 68. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Showers
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  High near 77. East wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Light southeast wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1am and 4am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 68. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. High near 77. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Iowa City IA
 41.67°N 91.52°W (Elev. 692 ft)
4:29 am CDT Aug 19, 2018
4am CDT Aug 19, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 25, 2018
 
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