Significant Winter Storm to Continue Widespread Hazardous Weather Across the East

A strengthening eastern storm will bring areas of heavy snow and ice from the Midwest to the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Wednesday before tapering off on Thursday. Further south, several inches of heavy rain are forecast Wednesday into this weekend. This may lead to river flooding and flash flooding across the Mid-South. Read More >

Current conditions at

Forest City Municipal Airport (KFXY)

Lat: 43.24°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 1230ft.

Light Snow

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed E 9 mph
Barometer 30.15 in
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 2.50 mi
Wind Chill8°F (-13°C)
Last update 19 Feb 11:15 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSE Forest City IA

Winter Storm Warning February 20, 12:00am until February 20, 06:00pm
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Winter Storm Warning
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow, mainly after midnight. The snow could be heavy at times.  Temperature rising to around 22 by 5am. Wind chill values as low as 5. East wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow

    Low: 19 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Snow, mainly before 2pm. The snow could be heavy at times.  High near 29. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow

    High: 29 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 10. Wind chill values as low as -5. West wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 10 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. Wind chill values as low as -5. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 24 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Light and variable wind becoming east southeast around 6 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 29 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Freezing rain likely, possibly mixed with snow, becoming all freezing rain after 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    Low: 23 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of freezing rain before noon, then rain between noon and 5pm, then rain, possibly mixed with snow after 5pm.  High near 33. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    Freezing Rain
    then
    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy

    High: 33 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain and snow, becoming all snow after 7pm.  Low around 23. Windy.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Windy.
    Rain/Snow
    then Snow

    Low: 23 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow, mainly after midnight. The snow could be heavy at times. Temperature rising to around 22 by 5am. Wind chill values as low as 5. East wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Wednesday
Snow, mainly before 2pm. The snow could be heavy at times. High near 29. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Wednesday Night
Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 10. Wind chill values as low as -5. West wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. Wind chill values as low as -5. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Light and variable wind becoming east southeast around 6 mph after midnight.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.
Friday Night
Freezing rain likely, possibly mixed with snow, becoming all freezing rain after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A chance of freezing rain before noon, then rain between noon and 5pm, then rain, possibly mixed with snow after 5pm. High near 33. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Rain and snow, becoming all snow after 7pm. Low around 23. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of snow before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 26. Windy.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Blustery.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 17.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSE Forest City IA
 43.24°N 93.63°W
11:04 pm CST Feb 19, 2019
11pm CST Feb 19, 2019-6pm CST Feb 26, 2019
 
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