Significant Winter Storm in the West; Critical Fire Weather in the Plains; Severe Storms Across the Midwest

A strong system has triggered a significant winter storm across the west. Heavy snow, rain and gusty winds will be possible through Tuesday. In the southwest, dry conditions and gusty winds have led to critical fire weather concerns today. By tomorrow, a strong cold front will increase the potential for severe weather across the Midwest. Damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lawton, Lawton Municipal Airport (KLAW)

Lat: 34.56°NLon: 98.42°WElev: 1109ft.

Fair

74°F

23°C

Humidity 31%
Wind Speed SW 9 mph
Barometer 29.82 in (1009.1 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 Feb 10:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Lawton-Fort Sill Regional Airport OK

Fire Weather Watch February 27, 11:00am until February 27, 08:00pm
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Fire Weather Watch
  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 7 to 12 mph becoming west southwest 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Windy, with a west southwest wind 9 to 14 mph becoming north 23 to 33 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Mostly
    Cloudy and
    Windy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. North wind 18 to 23 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 55.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 72.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 7 to 12 mph becoming west southwest 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Windy, with a west southwest wind 9 to 14 mph becoming north 23 to 33 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. North wind 18 to 23 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 45.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Lawton-Fort Sill Regional Airport OK
 34.56°N 98.42°W
10:24 am CST Feb 26, 2024
11am CST Feb 26, 2024-6pm CST Mar 3, 2024
 
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