Strong Thunderstorms Across the Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions in the Central Plains

Strong thunderstorms may impact parts of the northern Great Plains and Upper Midwest today. Heat will begin to build across the northern Plains on today before spreading east across the northern tier states on Thursday. Critical fire weather conditions are forecast on Wednesday across portions of the central Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Elk Mountain AWOS (KEHY)

Lat: 41.73°NLon: 106.46°WElev: 7300ft.

Fair

70°F

21°C

Humidity 13%
Wind Speed S 18 G 28 mph
Barometer 30.27 in
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Jun 12:10 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Medicine Bow WY

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 86. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

    Breezy.
    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Windy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 30 mph decreasing to 5 to 15 mph. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Windy then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers before noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light east northeast  after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 50 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Sunny, with a high near 82.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Increasing clouds, with a high near 86. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Windy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 30 mph decreasing to 5 to 15 mph. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers before noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light east northeast after midnight.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny, with a high near 80.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 84. Breezy.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Breezy.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 85. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Medicine Bow WY
 41.9°N 106.2°W (Elev. 6598 ft)
10:44 pm MDT Jun 28, 2022
12am MDT Jun 29, 2022-6pm MDT Jul 4, 2022
 
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