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Active weather from Northern Rockies to Upper Midwest

A storm system in the northern U.S. will bring a variety of weather across several states from the Northern Rockies to the Upper Midwest on Saturday. Several inches of early-season snow are forecast in the higher elevations of Idaho and western Montana. Locally-heavy rain will accompany strong thunderstorms in the northern Plains and Upper Midwest.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fargo, Hector International Airport (KFAR)

Lat: 46.93°NLon: 96.81°WElev: 899ft.

Overcast

71°F

22°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed NE 5 mph
Barometer 29.84 in (1010.1 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 5 Sep 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Fargo ND

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm.  Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 85. East wind 6 to 13 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Patchy Fog
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South southeast wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South southeast wind 7 to 12 mph becoming west northwest 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. West northwest wind 11 to 16 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Labor
    Day

    Labor Day: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 50 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 85. East wind 6 to 13 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South southeast wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South southeast wind 7 to 12 mph becoming west northwest 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. West northwest wind 11 to 16 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Labor Day
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
Fargo ND
 46.89°N 96.82°W
6:29 am CDT Sep 5, 2015
9am CDT Sep 5, 2015-6pm CDT Sep 11, 2015
 
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