Heavy Rain and Storms in the East; Fire Weather Threats in the West

A slow moving frontal system will bring strong to severe storms and locally heavy rain from the Northeast to the southern Plains. Meanwhile, Fire Weather threats remain elevated over the northern Inter-Mountain West, as Red Flag Warnings and Fire weather watches are in effect. Also, the potential for isolated dry thunderstorms remains possible across this portion of the West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fargo, Hector International Airport (KFAR)

Lat: 46.93°NLon: 96.81°WElev: 899ft.

Fair

78°F

26°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed N 5 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1019.0 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 17 Aug 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Fargo ND

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Widespread smoke. Sunny, with a high near 85. East northeast wind around 6 mph.

    Smoke

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Widespread smoke, mainly before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 60. East wind around 6 mph becoming south after midnight.

    Smoke

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Areas of smoke. Sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 6 to 13 mph.

    Areas Smoke

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers after 2am.  Patchy smoke before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 8 to 11 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Patchy Smoke
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. South southeast wind 6 to 10 mph becoming north in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. North wind around 11 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. North wind around 11 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. North wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 78. North northwest wind around 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Widespread smoke. Sunny, with a high near 85. East northeast wind around 6 mph.
Tonight
Widespread smoke, mainly before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 60. East wind around 6 mph becoming south after midnight.
Saturday
Areas of smoke. Sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 6 to 13 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers after 2am. Patchy smoke before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 8 to 11 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. South southeast wind 6 to 10 mph becoming north in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. North wind around 11 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. North wind around 11 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. North wind 7 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 78. North northwest wind around 9 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52. North northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 83. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. South southwest wind around 10 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 10 to 13 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Fargo ND
 46.89°N 96.82°W
12:47 pm CDT Aug 17, 2018
2pm CDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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