Fort Madison, IA

6:58 PM CDT on July 26, 2017 (GMT -0500)
River Bend Condos | | Change Station

Elev 535 ft 40.63 °N, 91.37 °W | Updated 9 seconds ago

Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
76.3 °F
Feels Like 77 °F
N
0.0
Wind Variable Wind from South

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.96 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 2900 ft
Scattered Clouds 4300 ft
Mostly Cloudy 10000 ft
Heat Index 77 °F
Dew Point 72 °F
Humidity 88%
Rainfall 0.48 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:56 AM 8:26 PM
Waxing Crescent, 16% visible
METAR KFSW 262335Z AUTO 03003KT 10SM SCT029 SCT043 BKN100 23/23 A2996 RMK AO2
Pressure 29.96 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 2900 ft
Scattered Clouds 4300 ft
Mostly Cloudy 10000 ft
Heat Index 77 °F
Dew Point 72 °F
Humidity 88%
Rainfall 0.48 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:56 AM 8:26 PM
Waxing Crescent, 16% visible
METAR KFSW 262335Z AUTO 03003KT 10SM SCT029 SCT043 BKN100 23/23 A2996 RMK AO2

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Flood Warning
Issued: 5:57 PM CDT Jul. 26, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flood Warning remains in effect until Sunday morning...

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Burlington.
* Until Sunday morning.
* At 5:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 16.0 feet and rising.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Recent activity... the river is slowly rising and nearing the crest.
* Forecast... rise to 16.1 feet Thursday. Fall below flood stage
Sunday morning.
* Impact... at 16.0 feet, water affects low lying buildings and homes
in Montrose and Niota.


Lat... Lon 4086 9110 4084 9105 4062 9108 4061 9142
     4067 9118


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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:20 PM CDT Jul. 26, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Illinois, Iowa, and northeast Missouri, including
the following areas, in Illinois, Hancock, Henderson, Henry
IL, McDonough, Mercer, Rock Island, and Warren. In Iowa, Des
Moines, Henry IA, Jefferson, Keokuk, Lee, Louisa, Muscatine,
Scott, Van Buren, and Washington. In northeast Missouri, Clark
and Scotland.

* Through Thursday morning

* storms will be capable of high rainfall rates due to high
moisture levels in the atmosphere.

* The area of greatest risk is south of a line from Sigourney,
Iowa to Monmouth, Illinois. Here storms may move over the same
areas later tonight and produce 1 to 3 inches of rain in a
short time period.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that flash flooding is possible.
Monitor forecasts and take action if flash flood warnings are
issued or flash flooding develops.



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Special Statement
Issued: 3:30 PM CDT Jul. 26, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Very humid into this evening...

High temperatures in the mid to upper 80s combined with dewpoints
in the middle to upper 70s, will lead to peak heat indices
between 95 and 100 degrees into the early evening hours. Showers
and thunderstorms along with an approaching front will bring
relief later this evening and into tonight.

If spending time outside this afternoon and evening, be sure to
drink plenty of water and take breaks in the shade. Also, never
leave a child or pet unattended in a vehicle.


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330 PM CDT Wed Jul 26 2017

... Very humid into this evening...

High temperatures in the mid to upper 80s combined with dewpoints
in the middle to upper 70s, will lead to peak heat indices
between 95 and 100 degrees into the early evening hours. Showers
and thunderstorms along with an approaching front will bring
relief later this evening and into tonight.

If spending time outside this afternoon and evening, be sure to
drink plenty of water and take breaks in the shade. Also, never
leave a child or pet unattended in a vehicle.


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