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

A significant winter storm continues to impact much of the West with heavy mountain snow and widespread damaging winds, including dangerous, blizzard conditions in the Sierra Nevada. In the Central and Southern High Plains, an expansive area of warm, dry, and windy conditions is leading to a large area of elevated to high-end critical fire-weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

Augusta Municipal Airport (K3AU)

Lat: 37.67°NLon: 97.08°WElev: 1328ft.

Fair

55°F

13°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed S 17 G 24 mph
Barometer 29.61 in
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill51°F (11°C)
Last update 3 Mar 6:35 am CST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NE El Dorado KS

Red Flag Warning March 3, 11:00am until March 3, 07:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 80. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 16 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Becoming
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Mostly
    Clear and
    Breezy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42. North wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 65. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of rain after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 68 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of rain, with thunderstorms also possible after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 47 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely
    and Breezy

    High: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 80. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 16 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42. North wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 65. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of rain after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain, with thunderstorms also possible after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of rain and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Breezy.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. Breezy.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 53.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NE El Dorado KS
 37.88°N 96.8°W
6:29 am CST Mar 3, 2024
6am CST Mar 3, 2024-6pm CST Mar 9, 2024
 
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