Storms in the East; Monsoons and Fire Weather Out West

A slow moving frontal system will bring strong to severe storms, and, locally heavy rain from the Plains to the Northeast. Monsoon moisture shifts to the east into portions of the southern Plains and may produce excessive rains across portions of the High Plains and desert southwest. Fire Weather threats remain elevated to critical with isolated dry thunderstorms in the Intermountain West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Imperial, Imperial Municipal Airport (KIML)

Lat: 40.52°NLon: 101.62°WElev: 3271ft.

Fair

60°F

16°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed NW 3 mph
Barometer 30.20 in (1020.3 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Aug 6:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Wauneta NE

  • Today

    Today: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 88. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then isolated showers between midnight and 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 55 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 88. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then isolated showers between midnight and 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Wauneta NE
 40.45°N 101.38°W
5:13 am MDT Aug 17, 2018
7am MDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm MDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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