Significant Winter Storm in the West; Critical Fire Weather in the Plains; Severe Storms Across the Midwest

A strong system has triggered a significant winter storm across the west. Heavy snow, rain and gusty winds will be possible through Tuesday. In the southwest, dry conditions and gusty winds have led to critical fire weather concerns today. By tomorrow, a strong cold front will increase the potential for severe weather across the Midwest. Damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Independence, Independence Municipal Airport (KIIB)

Lat: 42.45°NLon: 91.93°WElev: 978ft.

Fair and Breezy

67°F

19°C

Humidity 26%
Wind Speed S 24 G 30 mph
Barometer 29.56 in
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 Feb 12:15 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Independence Muni Airport IA

Red Flag Warning until February 26, 06:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
  •  
    Red Flag Warning until February 26, 06:00pm

    NOW until
    6:00pm Mon

    Red Flag Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 75. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 75 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 42. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Breezy, with a south wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Partly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 68 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain and snow before 9pm, then a chance of snow.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as -5. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Windy then
    Chance Snow
    and Blustery

    Low: 11 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 28. Blustery.

    Sunny and
    Blustery

    High: 28 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 14.

    Clear

    Low: 14 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 48. Breezy.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 48 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 30. Breezy.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 75. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 42. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Breezy, with a south wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow before 9pm, then a chance of snow. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as -5. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 28. Blustery.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 14.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 48. Breezy.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 30. Breezy.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 56.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 65.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Independence Muni Airport IA
 42.46°N 91.94°W (Elev. 958 ft)
11:40 am CST Feb 26, 2024
12pm CST Feb 26, 2024-6pm CST Mar 3, 2024
 
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