Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast and lower Miss. Valley on Friday. Large hail, locally damaging winds and flash flooding will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Saturday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Iowa City, Iowa City Municipal Airport (KIOW)

Lat: 41.63°NLon: 91.54°WElev: 666ft.

Overcast

10°C

50°F

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed NE 15 km/h
Barometer 1019.5 mb (30.10 in)
Dewpoint 6°C (42°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill8°C (46°F)
Last update 29 Apr 5:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

West Branch IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of rain after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. East wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain

    Low: 7 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain, mainly between 7am and 4pm, then scattered showers after 4pm.  High near 11. Breezy, with an east wind 25 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    High: 11 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 6. Northeast wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 6 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 14. Northeast wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 14 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 5.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 5 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 18 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 7 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 21 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of rain after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. East wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Saturday
Rain, mainly between 7am and 4pm, then scattered showers after 4pm. High near 11. Breezy, with an east wind 25 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.
Saturday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 6. Northeast wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 14. Northeast wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 5.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 19.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 7.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 19.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 9.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.
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Point Forecast:
West Branch IA
 41.66°N 91.35°W (Elev. 243 m)
3:45 pm CDT Apr 29, 2016
6pm CDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm CDT May 6, 2016
 
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