Florence Departs U.S. But Rivers Will Rise Further In Carolinas; Heavy Rain Continues In Midwest

Heavy rain has come to an end across the Northeast U.S. as Florence moves into the Atlantic, but major-to-record river flooding will continue across the Carolinas for days to weeks as Florence's rainfall makes its way through area river systems. Meanwhile, a stationary front extending through the Midwest will be a focus for heavy rain with localized flash flooding across the Upper Midwest midweek. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fort Dodge (KFOD)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 94.18°WElev: 1161ft.

Overcast

63°F

17°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed E 6 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1016.6 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 19 Sep 2:56 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Fort Dodge IA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. East southeast wind around 9 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. East southeast wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 9pm and 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Windy, with a southeast wind 8 to 13 mph becoming south southwest 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Windy

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Breezy, with a west wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Breezy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 64 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 69.

    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. East southeast wind around 9 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. East southeast wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 9pm and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Windy, with a southeast wind 8 to 13 mph becoming south southwest 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Breezy, with a west wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Breezy.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 69.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Dodge IA
 42.52°N 94.18°W
3:32 am CDT Sep 19, 2018
3am CDT Sep 19, 2018-6pm CDT Sep 25, 2018
 
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