Fire Weather Threats Remain High Across the West; Heavy Rain Potential for the Mid To Lower Mississippi Valley

Fire threats remain high across parts of the West with elevated outlooks and Red Flag Warnings. Also, The threat for dry thunderstorms will be widespread from the Great Basin to the Interior Northwest. Meanwhile, the tail end of a low pressure system over the Mississippi Valley may yield heavy rainfall and flash flooding concerns, especially in eastern Oklahoma and northwestern Arkansas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ottumwa Regional Airport (KOTM)

Lat: 41.1°NLon: 92.44°WElev: 830ft.

A Few Clouds

87°F

31°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed NA
Barometer 29.84 in (1009.5 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index92°F (33°C)
Last update 15 Aug 4:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ottumwa IASimilar City Names

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Light northeast wind.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming north northwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.

    Patchy Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 7pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. North wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 87.

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Light northeast wind. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming north northwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 7pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northwest wind 3 to 6 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. North wind 3 to 7 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 87.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Ottumwa IASimilar City Names
 41.02°N 92.42°W
4:17 pm CDT Aug 15, 2018
5pm CDT Aug 15, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 22, 2018
 
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