Powerful Storm for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for the Plains; Lake Effect Snow across New York State

Powerful storm will impact most of the West for the remainder of this week and into the first weekend for the month of March. Heavy precipitation, strong winds and blizzard conditions for the mountains are expected. Downwind of Lake Ontario, heavy lake effect snow will affect Upstate New York through today. For the Plains, dry and breezy conditions will raise critical fire weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

Council Bluffs (KCBF)

Lat: 41.26°NLon: 95.76°WElev: 1237ft.

Fair and Breezy

59°F

15°C

Humidity 12%
Wind Speed S 22 G 31 mph
Barometer 29.98 in
Dewpoint 7°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Feb 3:15 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles ENE Council Bluffs IA

Red Flag Warning until February 29, 08:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
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    Red Flag Warning until February 29, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Thu

    Red Flag Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 59. Breezy, with a south wind around 22 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 59 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 35. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Clear and
    Breezy then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 60. South wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Becoming
    Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 39. South wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 39 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 67. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 67 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 77. Windy, with a south wind 22 to 26 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. Breezy, with a west wind 13 to 21 mph becoming north northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain and
    Breezy

    Low: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 59. Breezy, with a south wind around 22 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 35. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 60. South wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 39. South wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 67. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 77. Windy, with a south wind 22 to 26 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. Breezy, with a west wind 13 to 21 mph becoming north northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. North northwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. North wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. North wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. North wind 9 to 11 mph becoming east after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 17 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 54. South southeast wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. East southeast wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 54. East southeast wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles ENE Council Bluffs IA
 41.26°N 95.76°W (Elev. 1198 ft)
3:06 pm CST Feb 29, 2024
3pm CST Feb 29, 2024-6pm CST Mar 7, 2024
 
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