Excessive Heat Continues today for Portions of Central and Eastern U.S.; Change in Weather Pattern this Week

Dangerous heat and humidity continues today from portions of the Plains to the East Coast. A cold front will bring lower temperatures, and potential for strong to severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and heavy rain that could produce flash flooding to the Central and Eastern U.S. through early this week. High pressure shifts West this week with building heat and monsoonal moisture. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ottumwa Regional Airport (KOTM)

Lat: 41.1°NLon: 92.44°WElev: 830ft.

Overcast

77°F

25°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed NW 6 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1014.7 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 21 Jul 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles W Chillicothe IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 80. North wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. North wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. North northeast wind 7 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. North wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 80. North wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. North wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. North northeast wind 7 to 13 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56. North wind 3 to 8 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles W Chillicothe IA
 41.09°N 92.59°W
3:51 pm CDT Jul 21, 2019
4pm CDT Jul 21, 2019-6pm CDT Jul 27, 2019
 
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