Severe Storms and Heavy Rain in the Plains; Cool with Mountain Snow in the Great Basin and Rockies

A cold front combining with Imelda remnants will produce severe storms with large to very large hail, damaging winds, and heavy rain across the Central Plains and Middle Mississippi Valley. Storms may also develop in the Upper Midwest. Mountain snow in the North and Central Rockies, and widespread cooler than normal temperatures will follow the fronts passage. Read More >

Current conditions at

Cedar Rapids Airport (KCID)

Lat: 41.88°NLon: 91.72°WElev: 840ft.

Mostly Cloudy

75°F

24°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1015.8 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 20 Sep 9:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Cedar Rapids IA

Flash Flood Watch September 21, 07:00pm until September 23, 01:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 75. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 66. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 71. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 71 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 75. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 66. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 71. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Cedar Rapids IA
 41.97°N 91.66°W (Elev. 732 ft)
8:59 pm CDT Sep 20, 2019
10pm CDT Sep 20, 2019-6pm CDT Sep 27, 2019
 
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