Severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain possible for portions of the plains

A stationary front will keep scattered showers and thunderstorms in the forecast today and Thursday for much of the plains. Some thunderstorms may be severe today across portions of the central/northern High Plains. Atrong storms are also possible in northern New England today. Hot temperatures will continue across portions of the Desert Southwest and Inter-mountain West.
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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.

Fair

24°C

75°F

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed NA
Barometer 1020.0 mb (30.13 in)
Dewpoint 14°C (58°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 29 Jun 1:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

West Branch IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 24 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then
    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 17 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. South wind around 10 km/h becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 26 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. West wind around 10 km/h becoming north after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 16 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 26.

    Sunny

    High: 26 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 26 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 15 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 27 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Calm wind.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. South wind around 10 km/h becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. West wind around 10 km/h becoming north after midnight.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 26.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Independence Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
West Branch IA
 41.66°N 91.35°W (Elev. 243 m)
2:29 pm CDT Jun 29, 2016
2pm CDT Jun 29, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 5, 2016
 
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