Severe Weather for the Upper Midwest; Dangerous Heat Returns to the Southwest

Severe thunderstorms are expected across the Upper Midwest this afternoon and evening, especially from southern Minnesota and northern Iowa through central Wisconsin into central Lower Michigan. Damaging to destructive winds, large hail and locally heavy rain are likely. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect for the Desert Southwest into parts of California through Thursday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Iowa City Municipal Airport (KIOW)

Lat: 41.64°NLon: 91.54°WElev: 650ft.

Fair

90°F

32°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed SW 15 G 28 mph
Barometer 29.84 in (1009.7 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index93°F (34°C)
Last update 2 Jun 4:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles N West Branch IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 4am and 5am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 70. Southwest wind 5 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
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of thunderstorms before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 4am and 5am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 70. Southwest wind 5 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.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A chance of thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles N West Branch IA
 41.73°N 91.34°W (Elev. 751 ft)
3:30 pm CDT Jun 2, 2020
5pm CDT Jun 2, 2020-6pm CDT Jun 9, 2020
 
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