Dangerous Heat Wave for the West; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain for Upper Midwest

A sweltering and long duration heat wave will build across the West this weekend through much of next week. Excessive heat warnings/watches along with heat advisories are in effect from the Southwest to the Northwest. Dangerous heat is also persisting across the southern Plains. Meanwhile, severe storms are likely in the Upper Midwest with heavy rain/flooding, damaging winds, hail, and tornadoes. Read More >

Current conditions at

Wadena Municipal Airport (KADC)

Lat: 46.45°NLon: 95.21°WElev: 1365ft.

Light Rain

61°F

16°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed S 13 mph
Barometer 29.93 in
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 14 Aug 9:17 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Perham MN

Flash Flood Watch until August 14, 07:00pm
Severe T-storm Watch until August 14, 02:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
Severe T-storm Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until August 14, 07:00pm
    Severe T-storm Watch until August 14, 02:00pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall.  High near 77. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Severe
    Thunderstorms
    and Breezy

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall.  Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 53. West northwest wind 13 to 18 mph decreasing to 7 to 12 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.  New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. West southwest wind around 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. West wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 76. Light west northwest wind becoming northwest 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 74. Light north northwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall. High near 77. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 53. West northwest wind 13 to 18 mph decreasing to 7 to 12 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. West southwest wind around 9 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. West wind 5 to 7 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 76. Light west northwest wind becoming northwest 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light in the evening.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 74. Light north northwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 78. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. South southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 79. South wind 5 to 9 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind around 7 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. South southwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Perham MN
 46.6°N 95.58°W
8:33 am CDT Aug 14, 2020
9am CDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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