Significant Winter Storm to Impact the Western U.S into Tuesday; Critical Fire Weather Conditions Across the Southern High Plains

A strong winter storm will continue to progress into the Northern Rockies and Great Basin, bringing heavy mountain snow and strong winds through Tuesday. Heavy snow combined with strong winds will produce near-blizzard conditions, with snow rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour. Dry, gusty winds will create widespread critical fire weather conditions in the southern High Plains through Monday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Forest City Municipal Airport (KFXY)

Lat: 43.24°NLon: 93.62°WElev: 1230ft.

Fair

34°F

1°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed NE 6 mph
Barometer 29.83 in
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 25 Feb 10:55 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Britt IA

Red Flag Warning February 26, 09:00am until February 26, 06:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. East southeast wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 68. Windy, with a south southeast wind 13 to 23 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 68 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 39. West southwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming south in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain between noon and 3pm, then a chance of snow after 3pm.  Increasing clouds, with a temperature rising to near 48 by 11am, then falling to around 34 during the remainder of the day. Windy, with a west wind 9 to 14 mph becoming north northwest 20 to 25 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Windy

    High: 48 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Snow likely, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Windy, with a north northwest wind 26 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Windy

    Low: 8 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 24. Windy.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 24 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 14. Breezy.

    Mostly Clear
    then Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 14 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 47. Windy.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 47 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 32. Windy.

    Clear and
    Windy

    Low: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. East southeast wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 68. Windy, with a south southeast wind 13 to 23 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39. West southwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming south in the evening.
Tuesday
A chance of rain between noon and 3pm, then a chance of snow after 3pm. Increasing clouds, with a temperature rising to near 48 by 11am, then falling to around 34 during the remainder of the day. Windy, with a west wind 9 to 14 mph becoming north northwest 20 to 25 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tuesday Night
Snow likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Windy, with a north northwest wind 26 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 24. Windy.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 14. Breezy.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 47. Windy.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 32. Windy.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 57. Windy.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38. Breezy.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 65. Breezy.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Breezy.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Windy.
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Point Forecast:
Britt IA
 43.11°N 93.81°W
9:04 pm CST Feb 25, 2024
11pm CST Feb 25, 2024-6pm CST Mar 3, 2024
 
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