Dangerous Winter Storm over the Northern Plains

A significant winter storm will continue to bring heavy snow and blizzard conditions to portions of the northern Plains through Tuesday evening. Snowfall amounts could reach one foot. Strong winds and very cold temperatures will also yield sub-zero wind chill readings and blowing snow. Reduced visibility from blowing snow could cause severe travel difficulties. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fargo, Hector International Airport (KFAR)

Lat: 46.93°NLon: 96.81°WElev: 899ft.

Light Snow Freezing Fog and Windy

-6°C

21°F

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed W 59 G 76 km/h
Barometer 999.0 mb (29.46 in)
Dewpoint -8°C (17°F)
Visibility 0.80 km
Wind Chill-17°C (1°F)
Last update 6 Dec 12:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

West Fargo ND

Blizzard Warning until December 7, 12:00am
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Blizzard Warning
  •  
    Blizzard Warning until December 7, 12:00am

    NOW until
    12:00am Wed

    Blizzard Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow likely, mainly before 4pm.  Widespread blowing snow. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around -22. Windy, with a west northwest wind 60 to 65 km/h decreasing to 50 to 55 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 80 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 5 to 9 centimeters possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: -7 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 2am. Cloudy, with a low around -12. Windy, with a west northwest wind 45 to 50 km/h decreasing to 32 to 37 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 65 km/h.  New snow accumulation of around a centimeter possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: -12 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near -9. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 27 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.  New snow accumulation of around a centimeter possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Blustery

    High: -9 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around -12. West northwest wind 26 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 48 km/h.

    Chance Snow

    Low: -12 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of snow before noon.  Cloudy, with a high near -11. Northwest wind 23 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Cloudy

    High: -11 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -18. West northwest wind 16 to 21 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -18 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near -14. West northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming northeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: -14 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -15. East wind 10 to 13 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: -15 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow likely, mainly before 4pm. Widespread blowing snow. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around -22. Windy, with a west northwest wind 60 to 65 km/h decreasing to 50 to 55 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 80 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 5 to 9 centimeters possible.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of snow. Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 2am. Cloudy, with a low around -12. Windy, with a west northwest wind 45 to 50 km/h decreasing to 32 to 37 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 65 km/h. New snow accumulation of around a centimeter possible.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near -9. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 27 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h. New snow accumulation of around a centimeter possible.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around -12. West northwest wind 26 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 48 km/h.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of snow before noon. Cloudy, with a high near -11. Northwest wind 23 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -18. West northwest wind 16 to 21 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near -14. West northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -15. East wind 10 to 13 km/h.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near -8. East wind 11 to 13 km/h.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around -12. East wind 11 to 16 km/h becoming north after midnight.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -11. Northwest wind 16 to 18 km/h.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -16. West wind 11 to 16 km/h.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near -13. West southwest wind 11 to 13 km/h.
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Point Forecast:
West Fargo ND
 46.86°N 96.91°W
10:46 am CST Dec 6, 2016
1pm CST Dec 6, 2016-6pm CST Dec 12, 2016
 
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