Midwest Heavy Rain and Severe Storms; Poor Air Quality and Elevated Fire Threats In the Northwest; Hurricane Lane Rolls Through Central Pacific

An area of low pressure is expected to lift up through the Midwest and intensify, while producing possible excessive rainfall and severe storms across the Mississippi Valley into the Ohio/Tennessee Valleys. Smoke from wildfires will continue to create poor air quality across parts of Western region. Hurricane Lane continues to move west through the Central Pacific, well east-southeast of Hawaii. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Iowa City Municipal Airport (KIOW)

Lat: 41.64°NLon: 91.54°WElev: 650ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

72°F

22°C

Humidity 91%
Wind Speed E 10 G 21 mph
Barometer 29.77 in (1007.4 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 4:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Iowa City IA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm.  High near 75. East wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.  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 then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Clear
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. High near 75. East wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight. 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 77. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 87.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
Iowa City IA
 41.67°N 91.52°W (Elev. 692 ft)
3:45 am CDT Aug 20, 2018
5am CDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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