Unsettled Week for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Plains

An unsettled week is likely for the Western U.S. as a big storm system off the West Coast shifts into the Southwest and Four Corners region. Expect cooler temperatures, locally heavy rain showers for California coastal areas and widespread heavy mountain snow with lowering snow levels. Meanwhile, several days of critical fire weather concerns are expected for the southern High Plains this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fort Dodge (KFOD)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 94.18°WElev: 1161ft.

Fair

51°F

11°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 30.26 in (1027.9 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill48°F (9°C)
Last update 8 Mar 9:56 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Fort Dodge IA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. East southeast wind 6 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. South wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Windy, with a south wind 14 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 71 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. South wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 67. South southeast wind 8 to 14 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 67 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of rain showers before 5am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 33 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of snow before 8am, then a slight chance of rain between 8am and noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. East southeast wind 6 to 11 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. South wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Windy, with a south wind 14 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. South wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. South southeast wind 8 to 14 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain showers before 5am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday
A slight chance of snow before 8am, then a slight chance of rain between 8am and noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Dodge IA
 42.5°N 94.18°W
7:49 am CST Mar 8, 2021
10am CST Mar 8, 2021-6pm CDT Mar 14, 2021
 
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