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Heat continues across parts of central, eastern U.S.

Higher-than-normal temperatures will continue across parts of the central and eastern U.S. on Thursday with afternoon highs reaching 20-25 degrees above normal for some locations. One of the warmest areas will be the northern Plains, where high temperatures could reach 100 degrees. Remember to limit time spent outside during excessive heat and take proper precautions to avoid heat-related illness.
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Current conditions at

Salmon, Lemhi County Airport (KSMN)

Lat: 45.11667°NLon: 113.88333°WElev: 4045ft.

Fair

64°F

18°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed calm
Barometer 29.85 in
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 03 Sep 12:55 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

12 Miles SSW Salmon ID

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Light and variable wind.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 60 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. West northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming north northeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. North wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 53 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. North wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 41 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. West northwest wind around 6 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 54 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then rain likely after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 39 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain likely, mainly before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 58 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Chance Rain
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Labor
    Day

    Labor Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Light and variable wind.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. West northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming north northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. North wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. North wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. West northwest wind around 6 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then rain likely after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Rain likely, mainly before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Labor Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
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Point Forecast:
12 Miles SSW Salmon ID
 45.01°N 113.99°W (Elev. 6803 ft)
3:32 am MDT Sep 3, 2015
1pm MDT Sep 3, 2015-6pm MDT Sep 9, 2015
 
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