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

Fort Dodge (KFOD)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 94.18°WElev: 1161ft.

Fair

46°F

8°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed S 16 mph
Barometer 29.86 in (1013.1 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill39°F (4°C)
Last update 1 Mar 8:56 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles N Fort Dodge IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 33. South wind 8 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 33 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 67. Breezy, with a south wind 8 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 67 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 49. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds and
    Breezy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Windy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 18 mph becoming east after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Chance Rain
    and Breezy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 59.

    Chance Rain

    High: 59 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 33. South wind 8 to 13 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 67. Breezy, with a south wind 8 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Saturday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 49. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Windy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 18 mph becoming east after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 59.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles N Fort Dodge IA
 42.55°N 94.17°W
8:49 pm CST Mar 1, 2024
9pm CST Mar 1, 2024-6pm CST Mar 8, 2024
 
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