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Heavy Rain and Flood Threat Continues; Wintry Mix Extends from the Plains to the Northeast; and Snow in the West

Additional rainfall from the Southern Plains to the Ohio Valley will enhance the threat for additional flash flooding and main stem river flooding. Areas of accumulating snow and ice are expected across portions of the Central Plains to the Northeast. The Western U.S. will mainly be cold with the threat for heavy snow across parts of northern California, the Great Basin and the central Rockies. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fort Dodge (KFOD)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 94.18°WElev: 1161ft.

Light Snow Fog/Mist

21°F

-6°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed NE 6 mph
Barometer 30.50 in (1037.8 mb)
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Wind Chill13°F (-11°C)
Last update 22 Feb 5:56 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Pocahontas IA

Winter Weather Advisory until February 23, 12:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until February 23, 12:00am

    NOW until
    12:00am Fri

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Today

    Today: Snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain.  High near 28. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.  Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    then Wintry
    Mix

    High: 28 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow and freezing drizzle before 1am, then a chance of freezing drizzle between 1am and 3am.  Low around 23. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.  New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Wintry Mix
    then Wintry
    Mix Likely

    Low: 23 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 28. West northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 28 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Wind chill values as low as 5. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 15 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow, mainly after noon. The snow could be heavy at times.  High near 30. East wind 8 to 11 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Heavy
    Snow

    High: 30 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow likely before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Blustery.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Blustery.
    Snow Likely
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 31.

    Sunny

    High: 31 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 13.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 13 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain. High near 28. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Snow and freezing drizzle before 1am, then a chance of freezing drizzle between 1am and 3am. Low around 23. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 28. West northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Wind chill values as low as 5. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming east after midnight.
Saturday
Snow, mainly after noon. The snow could be heavy at times. High near 30. East wind 8 to 11 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Saturday Night
Snow likely before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Blustery. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 31.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 13.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 36.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 21.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
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Point Forecast:
Pocahontas IA
 42.74°N 94.68°W
5:19 am CST Feb 22, 2018
6am CST Feb 22, 2018-6pm CST Feb 28, 2018
 
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