Widespread Heat This Week; Monsoon Rain Lingers

Widespread heat concerns are expected through at least midweek as high pressure covers a large portion of the U.S., especially the Central half. Excessive heat warnings and watches along with heat advisories are in effect from the northern Plains to the northwestern Gulf Coast and in parts of the West. Flood watches continue in parts of the Southwest due to the heavy monsoon rain threat. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fort Dodge (KFOD)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 94.18°WElev: 1161ft.

Fair

89°F

32°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed SW 12 G 20 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1019.0 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index90°F (32°C)
Last update 26 Jul 3:56 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles N Fort Dodge IA

Excessive Heat Watch July 28, 10:00am until July 28, 08:00pm
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Excessive Heat Watch
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. South southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 102. South southwest wind 6 to 11 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 71. South wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. South southwest wind 5 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Hot

    High: 98 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. South southwest wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 6 to 9 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 102. South southwest wind 6 to 11 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 71. South wind 5 to 7 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. South southwest wind 5 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles N Fort Dodge IA
 42.55°N 94.17°W
3:06 pm CDT Jul 26, 2021
4pm CDT Jul 26, 2021-6pm CDT Aug 1, 2021
 
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