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 >

Current conditions at

Fargo, Hector International Airport (KFAR)

Lat: 46.93°NLon: 96.81°WElev: 899ft.

Fair

81°F

27°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed Vrbl 5 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.4 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 17 Aug 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Moorhead MN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Widespread smoke, mainly before 7pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 60. East wind around 6 mph becoming south after midnight.

    Smoke

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Patchy smoke. Sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 6 to 13 mph.

    Patchy Smoke

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 7 to 11 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Clear
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. South southeast wind 5 to 13 mph becoming north in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. North wind 8 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 54 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. North wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °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 7 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Widespread smoke, mainly before 7pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 60. East wind around 6 mph becoming south after midnight.
Saturday
Patchy smoke. Sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 6 to 13 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 7 to 11 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. South southeast wind 5 to 13 mph becoming north in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. North wind 8 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. North wind 9 to 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 7 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 84. South southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. South wind around 10 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. South southwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. North northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Moorhead MN
 46.87°N 96.76°W
3:01 pm CDT Aug 17, 2018
4pm CDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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