Severe Thunderstorms, Heavy Rain, And Flash Flooding Likely Over The Central U.S.

Strong to severe thunderstorms capable of damaging winds, large hail, and a few tornadoes will be likely this afternoon into tonight over portions of the Plains to the Midwest. Heavy rainfall will lead to flash flooding, some locally significant from Kansas to Missouri. Across the eastern U.S., much above normal temperatures can be expected. Read More >

Current conditions at

Dubuque Regional Airport (KDBQ)

Lat: 42.4°NLon: 90.71°WElev: 1040ft.

Light Rain

72°F

22°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed S 17 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.1 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 21 Sep 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Dubuque IA

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

    This Afternoon: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 11pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 67. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Temperature rising to near 70 by 8am, then falling to around 63 during the remainder of the day. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 70 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 54. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 54 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 11pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 67. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Temperature rising to near 70 by 8am, then falling to around 63 during the remainder of the day. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 54. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Dubuque IA
 42.5°N 90.7°W (Elev. 820 ft)
12:30 pm CDT Sep 21, 2019
3pm CDT Sep 21, 2019-6pm CDT Sep 28, 2019
 
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