Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms will begin between the afternoon and evening hours. Some of the storms could be strong to severe. The Storm Prediction Center has most of Eastern Iowa under a Slight Risk for severe storms, with hazards including large hail and damaging wind gusts. Although it’s not looking likely, the tornado threat is not zero. Partly cloudy skies will continue through the evening. The high temperature will be in the mid to upper 80s.
Tonight: Heavy rain will continue throughout the overnight hours into Wednesday morning. Flooding doesn’t look like a major concern, but localized flooding is possible. The low temperature will be in the upper 60s to low 70s.
Wednesday: Scattered showers and storms will continue through the morning, eventually clearing out by the afternoon. We’ll have partly cloudy skies for the rest of the day, with high temperatures in the upper 70s.
Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy skies and cooler, with temperatures in the upper 50s to low 60s.
Thursday: Mostly sunny skies return, along with the humidity. The high temperature will be in the upper 80s.
This upcoming weekend looks very hot and humid with chances for rain on Friday and Sunday. Temperatures Saturday and Sunday will be well into the 90’s with the heat index nearing or surpassing 100 degrees.