Severe Storms & Heavy Rainfall Possible in the Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

Scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall are possible across portions of the Plains today. Meanwhile, dry weather and gusty winds will result in critical fire weather conditions across the Great Basin and northern Rockies. Elsewhere, tropical storm Dorian in the Atlantic is expected to slowly strengthen and will likely approach the Lesser Antilles by Tuesday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Spencer Municipal Airport (KSPW)

Lat: 43.17°NLon: 95.21°WElev: 1332ft.

Overcast

63°F

17°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed SE 12 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1014.7 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 Aug 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Spencer IA

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers between noon and 3pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 73. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Cloudy then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5am.  Cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  High near 75. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a west wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 73 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 52.

    Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers between noon and 3pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 73. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. High near 75. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a west wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 52.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
Spencer IA
 43.15°N 95.15°W (Elev. 1329 ft)
8:16 am CDT Aug 25, 2019
8am CDT Aug 25, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 31, 2019
 
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