The skies are gray and it's raining this morning in Cedar Rapids but the bacon is smokin' at NewBo City Market! It should start to clear up later this morning, just in time for Baconfest.

9 a.m. -- Expect isolated thunderstorms still moving through the area and temperatures around 69°.

10 a.m. -- Skies will still be cloudy but the rain should clear up just in time for the gates to open for Baconfest 2014!

12 p.m. -- Get out to NewBo City Market if you haven't already and sample all the delicious different kinds of bacon! Skies will be party cloudy and temperatures will climb to around 76°.

2 p.m. -- Very slight chance of showers and temperatures around 78° as we wrap up our second annual Baconfest.

[Forecast via the National Weather Service]

Come out and join us today at NewBo City Market from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Don't worry if you didn't buy a ticket ahead of time, we'll be selling tickets at the door for $20, which gets you an exclusive Baconfest koozie and access to all the vendors and bacon samples!