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Severe Thunderstorms & Heavy Rain in the Plains/Midwest; Clouds and Rain Threaten Eclipse Viewing for Some

While much of the nation observes today's eclipse, clouds threaten to obscure the view in parts of the Plains, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, and Southeast states. The weather could be more than just a nuisance in the north-central Plains and Midwest where scattered severe storms are possible this afternoon and evening. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, and flash floods are possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fort Dodge (KFOD)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 94.18°WElev: 1161ft.

Mostly Cloudy

64°F

18°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed NW 6 mph
Barometer 29.97 in
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Aug 8:55 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Fort Dodge IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 75. North wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 52. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 78. West wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 75. North wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 52. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 78. West wind 3 to 6 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Dodge IA
 42.5°N 94.18°W
8:03 pm CDT Aug 21, 2017
9pm CDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 28, 2017
 
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