The weather forecast for the weekend calls for severe storms in western Iowa

The weather forecast for the weekend calls for severe storms in western Iowa

Iowans may need to prepare for severe weather this weekend. Starting with scattered showers and thunderstorms Friday night, the state will see its highest chance of strong storms on Saturday. Severe storms could arrive from late Saturday afternoon into the evening. Saturday’s storms could bring damaging winds, large hail and a potential tornado threat. These storms will hit Iowa’s western counties from about 4 to 9 p.m. Saturday, before rain and storms reach central Iowa overnight. Interactive radar | WEATHER ALERTS Storms in central Iowa may also see damaging winds, but the heaviest storms should stay in western Iowa. Total rainfall can range from 0.25 inches to 1.5 inches. Iowa Weather Forecast for the Weekend, Saturday: Isolated storm possible, otherwise mostly sunny. Higher chance for the West on Saturday night. High 84F. Winds are east at 5 to 10 mph. Saturday Night: Storms possible after 10 p.m. Highest potential for severe storms in western Iowa. Low 69°F Sunday: Breezy with scattered showers and storms throughout the day. The sky will be partly cloudy to partly cloudy. High 79F. Winds shift from southeast to west at 10 to 20 knots. Wind speeds reach 30 mph. Sunday Night: Early showers, otherwise partly cloudy and breezy. Low 65 Fahrenheit. Winds are west-westerly, at a speed of 10 to 20 knots.

Iowans may need to prepare for severe weather this weekend.

Starting with scattered showers and thunderstorms Friday night, the state will see its highest chance of strong storms on Saturday. Severe storms could arrive from late Saturday afternoon into the evening.

Saturday’s storms could bring damaging winds, large hail and a possible tornado threat. These storms will hit Iowa’s western counties from about 4 to 9 p.m. Saturday, before rain and storms reach central Iowa overnight.

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Storms in central Iowa could also see damaging winds, but the heaviest storms should stay in western Iowa. Total rainfall can range between 0.25 inches and 1.5 inches.

Weather forecast for the weekend in Iowa

Saturday: Isolated storm potential, mostly sunny. Higher chance for the West on Saturday night. High 84F. Winds southeast at speeds ranging from 5 to 10 knots.

Saturday night: Chance of storms after 10 p.m. Highest potential for severe storms in western Iowa. Low 69 F.

Sunday: Breezy with scattered rain and storms throughout the day. The sky will be partly cloudy to partly cloudy. High 79F. Winds shift from southeast to west at 10 to 20 knots. It reaches speeds of up to 30 miles per hour.

Sunday night: Showers early, otherwise partly cloudy and breezy. Low 65 Fahrenheit. Winds are west-westerly, at a speed of 10 to 20 knots.

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