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

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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Cedar Rapids Airport (KCID)

Lat: 41.88°NLon: 91.72°WElev: 840ft.

Fair

6°C

42°F

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed E 13 km/h
Barometer 1020.5 mb (30.13 in)
Dewpoint -1°C (31°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill3°C (37°F)
Last update 8 May 7:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Cedar Rapids IA

  • Today

    Today: Rain likely, mainly after 5pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 14. East wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Rain
    Likely

    High: 14 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 8pm.  Low around 3. East wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Rain

    Low: 3 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of rain before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 14. Northeast wind 25 to 30 km/h decreasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h.  New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Chance Rain

    High: 14 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. North wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming northwest in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 4 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 16.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 16 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 3.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 3 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 17.

    Sunny

    High: 17 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 6 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 18.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 18 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain likely, mainly after 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 14. East wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.
Tonight
Rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 8pm. Low around 3. East wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of rain before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 14. Northeast wind 25 to 30 km/h decreasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. North wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming northwest in the evening.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 16.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 17.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 18.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 19.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 22.
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Point Forecast:
Cedar Rapids IA
 41.97°N 91.66°W (Elev. 223 m)
5:46 am CDT May 8, 2021
8am CDT May 8, 2021-6pm CDT May 14, 2021
 
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