Heavy Rainfall Possible Across the Central U.S.; Poor Air Quality Across the Northwest and North Central States

Thunderstorms will produce locally heavy rainfall and possibly some flash flooding across central portions of the country through tonight, with a few strong to locally severe thunderstorms possible. Otherwise, smoke from the wildfires burning across western North America will continue to create poor air quality across northern portions of the country. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Iowa City Municipal Airport (KIOW)

Lat: 41.64°NLon: 91.54°WElev: 650ft.

Fair

81°F

27°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed E 9 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1011.9 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 19 Aug 5:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Iowa City IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 68. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Showers
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 1pm, then periods of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  High near 77. East wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Showers then
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Clear
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 68. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 1pm, then periods of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. High near 77. East wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Iowa City IA
 41.67°N 91.52°W (Elev. 692 ft)
4:29 pm CDT Aug 19, 2018
6pm CDT Aug 19, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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