StormTeam 8 Forecast: High 85° / Low 63°... A few sprinkles possible tonight, then mostly cloudy. Dry and less humid Thursday.
Last updated Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 6:20 PM...
Rain developed and moved across our area beginning Tuesday evening and lasting into this morning. Anywhere from 3" to 8.5" of rain fell over the past 24 hours. Major flooding has been seen in parts of NE Iowa today and into SW Wisconsin... and continues tonight. *FLOOD WARNINGS* for Winnishiek & Allamakee Counties continue through 11am Thursday. *RIVER FLOOD WARNINGS* are in effect until further notice for the Upper Iowa River at Decorah & Dorchester... and for the Kickapoo River at Gays Mills & Steuben.
The good news is that we have some dry time on the way. Just a few sprinkles expected this evening, then mostly cloudy tonight. Lows will be in the low to mid 60s.
High pressure builds in for Thursday bringing some sunshine and less humidity. Highs will be in the upper 70s to near 80.
Looking Ahead... Cooler, nice sleeping weather is on the way for Thursday night as lows drop into the 50s. Patchy fog will be possible late.
High pressure will continue to be in place for most of Friday. We'll see sunshine and cooler temps in the mid 70s.
Our next chance of rain will arrive Friday night and Saturday. Showers and thunderstorms will be likely during the day Saturday with highs in the mid 70s. We'll have to keep a close eye on those who have experienced flooding this week as we head into the weekend.
Slight chance of rain Sunday with highs near 80.
The small chance of showers and thunderstorms will continue into the upcoming workweek with temperatures rising into the low to mid 80s.
Have a great night! -Michelle Poedel