Major Storm Pounding California; Winter Weather Threats Through This Weekend From the Central to Eastern U.S.

The last and strongest in a week-long parade of Pacific storms is pounding California with a variety of hazards, including heavy rainfall, mountain snow and flooding near recent wildfire burn scars. Meanwhile, a weak, progressive system may produce light snow from the Ohio Valley into the northern Mid-Atlantic region through early Friday. Then a major winter storm will develop for the weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Iowa City Municipal Airport (KIOW)

Lat: 41.64°NLon: 91.54°WElev: 650ft.

Fog/Mist

29°F

-2°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed NE 5 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1019.9 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 1.50 mi
Wind Chill24°F (-4°C)
Last update 17 Jan 6:52 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Iowa City IA

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of snow before 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 31. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the morning.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Cloudy

    High: 31 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 17 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 3pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 26. East wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 26 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Patchy blowing snow after 2am. Low around 17. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around 6 inches.

    Heavy Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 17 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of snow before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 20 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 5.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 5 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 11.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 11 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 2 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22.

    Chance Snow

    High: 22 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of snow before 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 31. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the morning.
Tonight
Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 3pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 26. East wind 5 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Patchy blowing snow after 2am. Low around 17. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around 6 inches.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of snow before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 5.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 11.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2.
M.L.King Day
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 20.
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Point Forecast:
Iowa City IA
 41.67°N 91.52°W (Elev. 692 ft)
5:44 am CST Jan 17, 2019
7am CST Jan 17, 2019-6pm CST Jan 23, 2019
 
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