Tonight: Clear and cool with patchy fog possible late. Low: 46-51. Wind: Calm.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny. High: 77-83. Wind: S 5-10 mph.
Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Low: 54-57. Wind: S 5 mph.
Wednesday: Partly cloudy. High: mid 80s.
Thursday: Partly cloudy with a 20% chance of showers/storms. High: upper 80s.
Friday: Partly cloudy with a 20% chance of showers/storms. High: mid 80s.
Saturday: Partly cloudy with a 20% chance of showers/storms. High: mid 80s.
Sunday: Partly cloudy with a 20% chance of showers/storms. High: low-mid 80s.
Monday: Partly cloudy with a 20% chance of showers/storms. High: low-mid 80s.
A few afternoon clouds developed during the heating of the day (see map below). As the sun sets this evening the clouds will fall apart and leave a clear sky for the rest of the night.
We can see the International Space Station this evening. Here is the viewing information.
Time: 9:31 PM
Duration: 3 min
Path: NNW to ENE
In the last week the rain has been beneficial to dropping many burn bans across eastern Iowa. Today Hardin and Cedar Counties lifted their burn bans. The Delaware County burn ban will be lifted Tuesday morning. Just a few more counties in eastern Iowa left with a burn ban (see map below).
Click here to get more details on each county.
High pressure will keep our weather dry through Wednesday night and probably Thursday morning. As we get into the afternoon Thursday through early next week there are small chances of showers/storms each day.
Here is the rain forecast from Monday evening to Thursday evening.
The 8-14 day outlook (Aug 28-Sep 23) shows temperatures (left) and precipitation (right) close to normal.
Heading to school tomorrow morning looks chilly but it will warm quickly.
Posted under Astronomy, Fire, Forecast Discussion
This post was written by Schnack on August 20, 2012