Cold Temperatures and Some Snow

A strong cold front and low pressure system will press from the Central U.S. through the East over the next couple of days. The impressive cold front will allow a cold air mass to settle in east of the Rockies and numerous record low temperatures are likely the next few days, especially Wednesday morning. A streak of snow is also expected from the central Plains to northern New England. Read More >

Current conditions at

Cedar Rapids Airport (KCID)

Lat: 41.88°NLon: 91.72°WElev: 840ft.

Overcast

43°F

6°C

Humidity 32%
Wind Speed N 10 G 17 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1019.0 mb)
Dewpoint 15°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill37°F (3°C)
Last update 20 Apr 1:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Cedar Rapids IA

Freeze Warning April 21, 12:00am until April 21, 09:00am
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Freeze Warning
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Northwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers

    High: 46 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 8pm.  Widespread frost after 11pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 27. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Frost

    Low: 27 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Widespread frost before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 47. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Frost then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 47 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Widespread frost after 11pm.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 30. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  in the evening.

    Frost

    Low: 30 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Widespread frost before 9am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 58.

    Frost then
    Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 56 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 58.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Northwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 8pm. Widespread frost after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 27. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Widespread frost before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 47. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
Widespread frost after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 30. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light in the evening.
Thursday
Widespread frost before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 58.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
Cedar Rapids IA
 41.97°N 91.66°W (Elev. 732 ft)
2:02 pm CDT Apr 20, 2021
2pm CDT Apr 20, 2021-6pm CDT Apr 26, 2021
 
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