Powerful Pacific Storm to Bring Widespread Hazardous Weather to West Coast; Two Storm Systems to Impact Central and Eastern U.S.

A powerful Pacific storm will hammer the West Coast into Friday with strong winds, heavy rain and heavy mountain snow. Heavy rain will bring a threat of flash flooding along recent burn scars while blizzard conditions are expected in the Sierras. Meanwhile, two winter storms will bring areas of heavy snow and freezing rain followed by bitter cold into this weekend from the Plains to the Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Charles City (KCCY)

Lat: 43.07°NLon: 92.62°WElev: 1125ft.

Overcast

27°F

-3°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 30.22 in
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill21°F (-6°C)
Last update 16 Jan 4:35 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles E Alta Vista IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 22. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.  Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Cloudy then
    Chance Snow

    Low: 22 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of snow, mixing with freezing drizzle after 8am, then gradually ending.  Cloudy, with a high near 29. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 29 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. North wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow, mainly after 3pm.  High near 19. Northeast wind 7 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Snow

    High: 19 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow, mainly before midnight.  Low around 11. Northeast wind around 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow then
    Chance Snow

    Low: 11 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 16. North wind 10 to 13 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 16 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. North wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 1 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 10. Northeast wind around 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 10 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. Northeast wind 7 to 9 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 2 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 22. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday
A chance of snow, mixing with freezing drizzle after 8am, then gradually ending. Cloudy, with a high near 29. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. North wind 7 to 11 mph.
Friday
Snow, mainly after 3pm. High near 19. Northeast wind 7 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Friday Night
Snow, mainly before midnight. Low around 11. Northeast wind around 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 16. North wind 10 to 13 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. North wind 8 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 10. Northeast wind around 8 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. Northeast wind 7 to 9 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
M.L.King Day
Snow likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16. Southeast wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 10. Southeast wind around 11 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. North wind 11 to 13 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 19. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles E Alta Vista IA
 43.18°N 92.33°W
4:15 pm CST Jan 16, 2019
4pm CST Jan 16, 2019-6pm CST Jan 23, 2019
 
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