Heavy Rain In The Plains; Poor Air Quality Out West

A slow moving weather system in the central U.S. will bring locally heavy rain to much of the Plains this weekend. Isolated flash flooding is possible in this area. Meanwhile, smoke from ongoing wildfires will continue to cause poor air quality across much of the interior West, although fire weather conditions are generally improving in this region. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Sioux Falls, Foss Field (KFSD)

Lat: 43.58°NLon: 96.75°WElev: 1427ft.

Overcast

62°F

17°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.11 in (1018.7 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 18 Aug 4:56 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Sioux Falls SD

  • Today

    Today: Patchy smoke before 1pm. Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Patchy Fog
    then Patchy
    Smoke

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 65. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 63. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 75. North wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy smoke before 1pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 65. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 63. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 75. North wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Sioux Falls SD
 43.55°N 96.73°W (Elev. 1450 ft)
4:51 am CDT Aug 18, 2018
5am CDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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