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SundayHappy Easter! Mostly cloudy with scattered rain showers and isolated thunderstorms, mainly in the afternoon and evening.
MondayPartly cloudy with scattered rain showers.
TuesdayMostly sunny and mild.
WednesdayMostly cloudy and breezy. Chance for thunderstorms.
ThursdayPartly cloudy and cooler.
FridayMostly sunny and mild.
SaturdayMostly sunny, breezy, and warmer. Slight chance for some light showers overnight.
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Big Warm Up Begins Friday
Updated: Friday, April 18 @ 4:00 a.m.
Our WeatherFirst forecast brings a couple of nice days today and Saturday with mostly sunny skies and much warmer temperatures. Highs will be in the upper 50s to low 60s this afternoon and warm to the low 70s tomorrow and Sunday. Conditions will be breezy Saturday with southeast winds at 5-15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
After a nice and mild day tomorrow we look for a few light rain showers overnight, but Easter Sunday morning will mainly be dry. More scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms are possible Sunday afternoon and evening with most areas seeing less than half an inch of rain.
WeatherFIRST Forecast Team
CEDAR RAPIDS ALMANAC for April 18
Normal High: 62 Normal Low: 38
Record High: 90 (1994) Record Low: 20 (1983)
Sunrise: 6:22 am Sunset: 7:51 pm
Monthly Precip. (Broadcast Park): 4.33"
Monthly Precip. (Airport): 4.06"