Severe Storms and Heavy Rain in the Plains; Cool with Mountain Snow in the Great Basin and Rockies

A cold front combining with Imelda remnants will produce severe storms with large to very large hail, damaging winds, and heavy rain across the Central Plains and Middle Mississippi Valley. Storms may also develop in the Upper Midwest. Mountain snow in the North and Central Rockies, and widespread cooler than normal temperatures will follow the fronts passage. Read More >

Current conditions at

Dubuque Regional Airport (KDBQ)

Lat: 42.4°NLon: 90.71°WElev: 1040ft.

Overcast

21°C

70°F

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed S 24 G 35 km/h
Barometer 1015.5 mb (30.01 in)
Dewpoint 20°C (68°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 21 Sep 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Dubuque IA

Flash Flood Watch September 21, 07:00pm until September 23, 01:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 24. South wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.  New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 24 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between midnight and 1am, then showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 19. South wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 19 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 21. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 21 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 12. Calm wind.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 12 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 23.

    Sunny

    High: 23 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 13.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 13 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 24.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 24 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 16 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 23.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 23 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 24. South wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between midnight and 1am, then showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 19. South wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 21. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 12. Calm wind.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 23.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 13.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 24.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 23.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 23.
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Point Forecast:
Dubuque IA
 42.5°N 90.67°W (Elev. 244 m)
7:47 am CDT Sep 21, 2019
8am CDT Sep 21, 2019-6pm CDT Sep 27, 2019
 
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