Severe Storms And Heavy Rain Is Expected In The Central/Southern Plains; Locally Heavy Rain/Scattered Storms In East/South; Poor Air Quality Persists Out West

Late afternoon and evening severe thunderstorms with heavy rainfall is expected from the Front Range of the Central/Southern Rockies into the High Plains. Meanwhile in the East and South, a slow moving front will trigger scattered storms with locally heavy rain. Finally, smoke from numerous ongoing wildfires in the West are requiring alerts throughout the region and even into the Upper Midwest. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Scottsbluff, Heilig Field (KBFF)

Lat: 41.87°NLon: 103.59°WElev: 3963ft.

Overcast

82°F

28°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed NW 18 G 28 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1014.0 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 18 Aug 1:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Scottsbluff, Heilig Field NE

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am.  Cloudy, with a high near 70. Windy, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Windy

    High: 70 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 42. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 25 mph decreasing to 5 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 76. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers before noon, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 70. Windy, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 42. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 25 mph decreasing to 5 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 76. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers before noon, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Scottsbluff, Heilig Field NE
 41.87°N 103.59°W (Elev. 3930 ft)
1:13 pm MDT Aug 18, 2018
2pm MDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm MDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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