Strong Thunderstorms Across the Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions in the Central Plains

Strong thunderstorms may impact parts of the northern Great Plains and Upper Midwest today. Heat will begin to build across the northern Plains on today before spreading east across the northern tier states on Thursday. Critical fire weather conditions are forecast on Wednesday across portions of the central Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Colorado Plains Regional Airport (KAKO)

Lat: 40.17°NLon: 103.21°WElev: 4682ft.

Fair and Breezy

70°F

21°C

Humidity 35%
Wind Speed S 22 G 30 mph
Barometer 30.18 in (1014.8 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Jun 12:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Akron CO

Red Flag Warning June 29, 11:00am until June 29, 07:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Breezy, with a south wind 18 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 16 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

    Breezy. Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 98 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 13 to 22 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.

    Breezy.
    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers between noon and 3pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Breezy, with a west wind 13 to 17 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Breezy.
    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers between noon and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Breezy.
    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Breezy.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Breezy.

    Breezy. Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Breezy.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Breezy, with a south wind 18 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 16 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 13 to 22 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers between noon and 3pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Breezy, with a west wind 13 to 17 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Friday
A chance of showers between noon and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Breezy.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Breezy.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Breezy.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Breezy.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Breezy.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 94.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Breezy.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Akron CO
 40.17°N 103.21°W (Elev. 4692 ft)
7:07 pm MDT Jun 28, 2022
1am MDT Jun 29, 2022-6pm MDT Jul 5, 2022
 
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