Heat Across The Southern U.S.; Storms And Heavy Rain in Central U.S.

The early-season heat across portions of the Southern U.S. will continue for much of this week with more potential record high temperatures. On Tuesday, expect 90s and triple digits from the southern Plains into parts of the Lower Mississippi Valley. Also on Tuesday, strong to severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall will be possible from the central Plains into the Mid Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Cedar Rapids Airport (KCID)

Lat: 41.88°NLon: 91.72°WElev: 840ft.

Fair

52°F

11°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.95 in (1013.8 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 May 2:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Cedar Rapids IA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 49. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2am and 5am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am.  Low around 57. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1am and 4am, then showers likely after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 73.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 49. Calm wind.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2am and 5am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Low around 57. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1am and 4am, then showers likely after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 59.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 63.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
Cedar Rapids IA
 41.97°N 91.66°W (Elev. 732 ft)
3:31 am CDT May 17, 2022
3am CDT May 17, 2022-6pm CDT May 23, 2022
 
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