Storms in the Plains; Heat Wave to Begin in the Northern Tier

A slow moving weather system will bring potential for scattered strong to severe storms with damaging wind and hail with areas of locally heavy rain in the South and Central Plains through Monday. A heat wave is expected to begin across the Northern Plains, Upper Midwest, and northern Great Basin with temperatures reaching over 20 degrees above normal in some areas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Cedar Rapids Airport (KCID)

Lat: 41.88°NLon: 91.72°WElev: 840ft.

Overcast

54°F

12°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1020.1 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Wind Chill53°F (12°C)
Last update 16 May 3:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Cedar Rapids IA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 71 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 58. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. East wind 10 to 15 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 58. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. East wind 10 to 15 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday
Showers likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Cedar Rapids IA
 41.97°N 91.69°W (Elev. 774 ft)
3:16 am CDT May 16, 2021
4am CDT May 16, 2021-6pm CDT May 22, 2021
 
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