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

Fairfield Municipal Airport (KFFL)

Lat: 41.05°NLon: 91.98°WElev: 787ft.

Partly Cloudy

37°F

3°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 29.99 in
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill32°F (0°C)
Last update 1 Mar 9:55 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Fairfield IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 34. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 34 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 67. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 67 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 77. Windy, with a south wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain after midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Breezy.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Chance
    Rain

    Low: 47 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers before noon, then a chance of rain after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Chance Rain
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 34. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 67. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 77. Windy, with a south wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Breezy.
Monday
A chance of showers before noon, then a chance of rain after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Fairfield IA
 41.06°N 91.98°W (Elev. 830 ft)
8:22 pm CST Mar 1, 2024
10pm CST Mar 1, 2024-6pm CST Mar 8, 2024
 
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