Widespread Summer Heat; Enhanced Severe Weather

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, south-central Plains, Mid to Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, an enhanced risk of organized severe thunderstorms is possible from Iowa to Illinois and Indiana. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ottumwa Regional Airport (KOTM)

Lat: 41.1° N Lon: 92.44° W Elev: 830 ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity Light Rain

69°F

21°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.3 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 8:53 am CDT
Detailed forecast for

Wapello County

Rest Of Today
Cloudy before noon then becoming partly sunny. Hot and humid. A 50 percent chance of thunderstorms before noon. High in the upper 80s. South wind 5 to 15 mph. Highest heat index readings around 100 in the afternoon.
Tonight
Partly cloudy until early morning then becoming mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Low in the lower 70s. Northwest wind near 5 mph.
Wednesday
Thunderstorms likely until late afternoon, then a chance of thunderstorms late in the afternoon. High in the lower 80s. North wind near 5 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the morning. Chance of thunderstorms 70 percent.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of thunderstorms. Cooler. Low around 60. Northeast wind near 5 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of thunderstorms. High in the upper 70s. East wind near 5 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of thunderstorms. Low in the upper 50s.
Friday
Partly sunny. A 20 percent chance of thunderstorms in the morning. High in the upper 70s.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy. Low in the upper 50s.
Saturday
Partly sunny. A 20 percent chance of thunderstorms in the morning. High in the upper 70s.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Low in the lower 60s.
Sunday
Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of thunderstorms. High in the lower 80s.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of thunderstorms. Low in the mid 60s.
Monday
Mostly sunny with a 40 percent chance of thunderstorms. High in the mid 80s.



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807 AM CDT Tue Aug 20 2019
 
 

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