Dangerous Heat Wave for the West; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain for Upper Midwest

A sweltering and long duration heat wave will build across the West this weekend through much of next week. Excessive heat warnings/watches along with heat advisories are in effect from the Southwest to the Northwest. Dangerous heat is also persisting across the southern Plains. Meanwhile, severe storms are likely in the Upper Midwest with heavy rain/flooding, damaging winds, hail, and tornadoes. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fort Dodge (KFOD)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 94.18°WElev: 1161ft.

A Few Clouds

29°C

84°F

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed SE 15 km/h
Barometer 1017.1 mb (29.99 in)
Dewpoint 23°C (73°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index32°C (90°F)
Last update 14 Aug 11:56 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Humboldt IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. South wind around 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 31 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Low around 12. South southwest wind 16 to 21 km/h becoming north northwest 10 to 15 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 12 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 27. North northwest wind 8 to 13 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 27 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 14. Northwest wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming southwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 14 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. West wind around 11 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 28 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 13.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 13 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 26.

    Sunny

    High: 26 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 12.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 12 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 27.

    Sunny

    High: 27 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. South wind around 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Low around 12. South southwest wind 16 to 21 km/h becoming north northwest 10 to 15 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 27. North northwest wind 8 to 13 km/h.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 14. Northwest wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming southwest after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. West wind around 11 km/h.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 13.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 26.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 12.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 27.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 14.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 15.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
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Point Forecast:
Humboldt IA
 42.72°N 94.23°W
12:21 pm CDT Aug 14, 2020
1pm CDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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