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Heavy rain possible for the northern Rockies & Plains; severe storms for the Northern Plains

An unseasonably strong storm system in the northwest U.S. will bring showers and thunderstorms, with locally heavy rainfall, to the northern Rockies and northern Plains. Isolated flash floods will be possible in these areas. Some storms could become severe in parts of the Dakotas into Minnesota, with large hail and damaging winds. In addition, temperatures will be 10 to 20 degrees below average.
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Watford City ND

7 Day Forecast

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Bismarck, ND Local Forecast Office

This
Afternoon

Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Heavy
Rain

High: 59 °F

Tonight

Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Heavy
Rain

Low: 49 °F

Sunday

Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Heavy
Rain

High: 55 °F

Sunday
Night

Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Showers
Likely

Low: 44 °F

Monday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 63 °F

Monday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 46 °F

Tuesday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 67 °F

Tuesday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 49 °F

Wednesday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • This Afternoon Periods of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 59. Breezy, with a northeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Tonight Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 49. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming northwest 9 to 14 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
  • Sunday Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 55. Northwest wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
  • Sunday Night Showers likely, mainly before 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 44. West wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
  • Monday Partly sunny, with a high near 63. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
  • Tuesday Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
  • Wednesday Sunny, with a high near 76.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
  • Thursday Sunny, with a high near 82.
  • Thursday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
  • Friday Sunny, with a high near 83.