Excessive Heat Continues for the Pacific Northwest; Flooding Impacts Expected in the Southwest U.S.

A dangerous heat wave persists for the Northwest into portions of California today with excessive heat warnings and heat advisories in effect. The active monsoon pattern with organized showers and thunderstorms and possible flash flooding with debris flows continues and will become enhanced in the Southwestern U.S. through Saturday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Sioux City, Sioux Gateway Airport (KSUX)

Lat: 42.4°NLon: 96.38°WElev: 1099ft.

Fair

85°F

29°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed S 16 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1011.7 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 18 Aug 2:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Wakefield NE

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South southwest wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 58. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then isolated showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 77. North wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light northeast  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 83.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South southwest wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 58. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then isolated showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 77. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light northeast in the evening.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Wakefield NE
 42.28°N 96.85°W (Elev. 1398 ft)
3:02 pm CDT Aug 18, 2022
3pm CDT Aug 18, 2022-6pm CDT Aug 24, 2022
 
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