Unsettled Week for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Plains

An unsettled week is likely for the Western U.S. as a big storm system off the West Coast shifts into the Southwest and Four Corners region. Expect cooler temperatures, locally heavy rain showers for California coastal areas and widespread heavy mountain snow with lowering snow levels. Meanwhile, several days of critical fire weather concerns are expected for the southern High Plains this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Dubuque Regional Airport (KDBQ)

Lat: 42.4°NLon: 90.71°WElev: 1040ft.

Fair

57°F

14°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 30.23 in (1024.3 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 8 Mar 3:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Scales Mound IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Showers
    Likely

    Low: 52 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 59. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 42 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of rain before noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.

    Chance Rain
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 31.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 31 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the evening.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 59. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of rain before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 31.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Scales Mound IL
 42.51°N 90.23°W (Elev. 1102 ft)
4:00 pm CST Mar 8, 2021
4pm CST Mar 8, 2021-6pm CDT Mar 15, 2021
 
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