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

Detroit Lakes Airport-Wething Field (KDTL)

Lat: 46.83°NLon: 95.89°WElev: 1391ft.

Fair

45°F

7°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 30.10 in
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill40°F (4°C)
Last update 8 Mar 7:35 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NE Richwood MN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 42. Southeast wind 8 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 60. South southeast wind 14 to 18 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. West wind 11 to 14 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of snow before 2pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 2pm and 5pm, then a chance of snow after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. North wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. North wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 39. West northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 33. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 33 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 16. North northwest wind around 6 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 16 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 42. Southeast wind 8 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 60. South southeast wind 14 to 18 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. West wind 11 to 14 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of snow before 2pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 2pm and 5pm, then a chance of snow after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. North wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. North wind 6 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 39. West northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 33. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16. North northwest wind around 6 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 39. West northwest wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 20. Northwest wind around 7 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 41. South wind 7 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. South southeast wind 8 to 10 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35. East wind 7 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NE Richwood MN
 47.02°N 95.77°W
6:44 pm CST Mar 8, 2021
7pm CST Mar 8, 2021-6pm CDT Mar 15, 2021
 
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