Central U.S. Severe Storms and Heavy Rain; Western Fire Weather Threats

A strong system will produce a swath of impacts. Severe storms with large hail, damaging winds, and a couple of tornadoes will be possible in the south and central Plains. Heavy rain could cause flash flooding in the Mid Mississippi Valley. Mountain snow will develop in the Rockies. Critical fire weather threats are expected across northern California and the Southwest. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Iowa City Municipal Airport (KIOW)

Lat: 41.64°NLon: 91.54°WElev: 650ft.

Fair

44°F

7°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1020.0 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 8 May 2:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Iowa City IA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 40. East wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 40 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain likely, mainly after 5pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 59. East wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Rain
    Likely

    High: 59 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 8pm.  Low around 38. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 56. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    and Breezy

    High: 56 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 62.

    Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 40. East wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Rain likely, mainly after 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 59. East wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 8pm. Low around 38. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 56. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 62.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
Iowa City IA
 41.67°N 91.52°W (Elev. 692 ft)
3:16 am CDT May 8, 2021
3am CDT May 8, 2021-6pm CDT May 14, 2021
 
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