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

Storm Lake (KSLB)

Lat: 42.6°NLon: 95.23°WElev: 1489ft.

Fair

43°F

6°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed SW 18 mph
Barometer 29.83 in
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill35°F (2°C)
Last update 1 Mar 8:55 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WSW Lakeside IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 36. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 67. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 67 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Partly
    Cloudy and
    Breezy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Windy, with a south wind 20 to 30 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 66 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain before 3am, then a slight chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 35 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 52. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 36. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 67. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Windy, with a south wind 20 to 30 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain before 3am, then a slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 52. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of rain after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 48.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WSW Lakeside IA
 42.59°N 95.24°W (Elev. 1463 ft)
7:46 pm CST Mar 1, 2024
9pm CST Mar 1, 2024-6pm CST Mar 8, 2024
 
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