Heat Wave in the Central and Southern U.S.; Severe Thunderstorms and Excessive Rainfall in the Upper Midwest

An ongoing heat wave will continue today and Tuesday from much of the Great Plains to the lower Mississippi River Valley and into northern Florida. Dangerous heat is also expected in southern California and Puerto Rico. Scattered severe thunderstorms will be possible over parts of the Upper Midwest today with destructive wind gusts possible for parts of Minnesota into Wisconsin. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watertown, Watertown Municipal Airport (KATY)

Lat: 44.9°NLon: 97.15°WElev: 1745ft.

Fair

76°F

24°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed SE 18 G 29 mph
Barometer 29.68 in (1003.8 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index77°F (25°C)
Last update 24 Jun 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles NE Hazel SD

Heat Advisory June 24, 01:00pm until June 24, 07:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  • Today

    Today: Increasing clouds and hot, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 101. South southeast wind 14 to 18 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.

    High: 93 °F

    Hot

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am.  Mostly clear, with a low around 63. North wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Low: 63 °F

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7am and 10am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. West wind 6 to 13 mph becoming north northwest in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    High: 82 °F

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

  • Tuesday Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. North wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Low: 57 °F

    Mostly Clear

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 78. North northeast wind around 7 mph.

    High: 78 °F

    Sunny

  • Wednesday Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. East southeast wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Low: 59 °F

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    High: 77 °F

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

  • Thursday Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southeast wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Low: 65 °F

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 14 to 16 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    High: 80 °F

    Chance
    T-storms

Detailed Forecast

Today
Increasing clouds and hot, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 101. South southeast wind 14 to 18 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Mostly clear, with a low around 63. North wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7am and 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. West wind 6 to 13 mph becoming north northwest in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. North wind 6 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 78. North northeast wind around 7 mph.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. East southeast wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southeast wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 14 to 16 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles NE Hazel SD
 44.82°N 97.26°W (Elev. 1742 ft)
8:46 am CDT Jun 24, 2024
9am CDT Jun 24, 2024-6pm CDT Jun 30, 2024
 
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