More Snow for the North Central U.S.; Critical Fire Weather Conditions Across the West

Low pressure will bring locally heavy snowfall from the Northern Rockies into the Dakotas and parts of Minnesota through Thursday with well below normal temperatures. Farther east, showers and thunderstorms are expected from the Midwest into the Central Plains. Meanwhile, critical fire weather conditions will prevail in California, the Great Basin, and Southern High Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Iowa City Municipal Airport (KIOW)

Lat: 41.64°NLon: 91.54°WElev: 650ft.

Fog/Mist

40°F

4°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.22 in (1023.6 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Last update 21 Oct 8:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Iowa City IA

  • Today

    Today: A 10 percent chance of showers after 5pm.  Cloudy early, then gradual clearing, with a high near 53. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 53 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 7pm.  Low around 46. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10am, then a chance of showers between 10am and 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 41. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 41 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 47 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 48.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely, mainly after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 10 percent chance of showers after 5pm. Cloudy early, then gradual clearing, with a high near 53. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 7pm. Low around 46. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10am, then a chance of showers between 10am and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 41. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 48.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Sunday
Showers likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 36.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Iowa City IA
 41.67°N 91.52°W (Elev. 692 ft)
8:31 am CDT Oct 21, 2020
9am CDT Oct 21, 2020-6pm CDT Oct 27, 2020
 
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