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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Cedar Rapids Airport (KCID)

Lat: 41.88°NLon: 91.72°WElev: 840ft.

Fair and Breezy

86°F

30°C

Humidity 39%
Wind Speed SW 21 G 32 mph
Barometer 29.77 in (1007.4 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 18 May 1:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Cedar Rapids IA

  • This Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a steady temperature around 87. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    High: 87 °F

    Chance
    T-storms

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 57. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Low: 57 °F

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 84. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    High: 84 °F

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

  • Sunday Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Low: 66 °F

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 82. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    High: 82 °F

    Showers

  • Monday Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Low: 64 °F

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  High near 83. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    High: 83 °F

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers

  • Tuesday Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Low: 54 °F

    T-storms
    Likely

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

    High: 72 °F

    Mostly Sunny

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a steady temperature around 87. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 57. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 84. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 82. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. High near 83. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
Cedar Rapids IA
 41.97°N 91.66°W (Elev. 732 ft)
12:52 pm CDT May 18, 2024
2pm CDT May 18, 2024-6pm CDT May 24, 2024
 
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