Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A strong winter storm across the west is currently producing heavy mountain snow, strong/high winds, and heavy low elevation rain to parts of the Pacific Northwest, Great Basin, California and the northern/central Rockies. Impacts are expected to continue through Sunday. Across the High Plains, strong winds and dry air will support Critical to Elevated fire weather conditions through the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Watonga, Watonga Airport (KJWG)

Lat: 35.86°NLon: 98.42°WElev: 1549ft.

Fog/Mist

36°F

2°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 29.93 in
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Wind Chill32°F (0°C)
Last update 2 Mar 12:15 am CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SW Ames OK

Fire Weather Watch March 2, 12:00pm until March 4, 12:00am
Dense Fog Advisory until March 2, 10:00am
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Fire Weather Watch
Dense Fog Advisory
  •  
    Dense Fog Advisory until March 2, 10:00am

    NOW until
    10:00am Sat

    Dense Fog Advisory

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Areas of dense fog.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 37. Southeast wind around 7 mph.

    Areas Dense
    Fog

    Low: 37 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Areas of dense fog before 10am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 12 to 17 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.

    Areas Dense
    Fog then
    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50. South wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 50 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 81. South southwest wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 48. South wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 48 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 72.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 39.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 70.

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Areas of dense fog. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 37. Southeast wind around 7 mph.
Saturday
Areas of dense fog before 10am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 12 to 17 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50. South wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 81. South southwest wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48. South wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SW Ames OK
 36.2°N 98.22°W
12:15 am CST Mar 2, 2024
12am CST Mar 2, 2024-6pm CST Mar 7, 2024
 
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