Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A significant winter storm continues to impact much of the West with heavy mountain snow and widespread damaging winds, including dangerous, blizzard conditions in the Sierra Nevada. In the Central and Southern High Plains, an expansive area of warm, dry, and windy conditions is leading to a large area of elevated to high-end critical fire-weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

Yankton, Chan Gurney Municipal Airport (KYKN)

Lat: 42.92°NLon: 97.38°WElev: 1306ft.

Fair and Windy

54°F

12°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed W 30 G 36 mph
Barometer 29.46 in (999.1 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill47°F (8°C)
Last update 3 Mar 12:56 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles ENE Meckling SD

Red Flag Warning until March 3, 06:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
  •  
    Red Flag Warning until March 3, 06:00pm

    NOW until
    6:00pm Sun

    Red Flag Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy early, then becoming sunny, with a high near 62. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 62 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of sprinkles after midnight.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 35. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the evening.

    Chance
    Sprinkles

    Low: 35 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of sprinkles and flurries before 9am, then a chance of sprinkles between 9am and noon, then a slight chance of rain after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Chance
    Sprinkles/Flurries
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 56 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy early, then becoming sunny, with a high near 62. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Tonight
A chance of sprinkles after midnight. Increasing clouds, with a low around 35. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the evening.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of sprinkles and flurries before 9am, then a chance of sprinkles between 9am and noon, then a slight chance of rain after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A chance of rain and flurries. Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 48.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles ENE Meckling SD
 42.86°N 97.01°W (Elev. 1138 ft)
1:03 pm CST Mar 3, 2024
1pm CST Mar 3, 2024-6pm CST Mar 9, 2024
 
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