Snow And Hazardous Travel Expected From The Rockies To The Northern Plains And Upper Midwest

A storm system will track from the Rockies to the Great Lakes through Monday. The storm will bring heavy snow, gusty winds, and hazardous travel conditions. Some of the snow will be heavy at times, with accumulations approaching one foot over northern Wisconsin and Minnesota. Conditions will improve Monday night into Tuesday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Independence, Independence Municipal Airport (KIIB)

Lat: 42.45°NLon: 91.93°WElev: 978ft.

Fog/Mist and Breezy

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed NW 24 G 33 mph
Barometer 29.57 in
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 1.50 mi
Wind Chill16°F (-9°C)
Last update 9 Dec 10:55 am CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles E Independence IA

  • Today

    Today: Snow likely, mainly before 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 21 by 5pm. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Breezy

    High: 37 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as -5. Blustery, with a northwest wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds and
    Blustery then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 8 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as -5. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 19 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow after midnight.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 7 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 20.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 20 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 34 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow likely, mainly before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 21 by 5pm. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as -5. Blustery, with a northwest wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as -5. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow after midnight. Increasing clouds, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light in the evening.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 20.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles E Independence IA
 42.48°N 91.85°W (Elev. 951 ft)
9:45 am CST Dec 9, 2019
11am CST Dec 9, 2019-6pm CST Dec 15, 2019
 
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