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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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Current conditions at

Mount Ida (KMWT)

Lat: 34.55°NLon: 93.58°WElev: 702ft.

Fair

80°F

27°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1016.0 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 5 Sep 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles ENE Nathan AR

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 103. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Labor
    Day

    Labor Day: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. East southeast wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 103. Southeast wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South southeast wind around 5 mph.
Labor Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. East southeast wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South southeast wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles ENE Nathan AR
 34.14°N 93.75°W
8:35 am CDT Sep 5, 2015
9am CDT Sep 5, 2015-6pm CDT Sep 11, 2015
 
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