Powerful Storm for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for the Plains; Lake Effect Snow across New York State

Powerful storm will impact most of the West for the remainder of this week and into the first weekend for the month of March. Heavy precipitation, strong winds and blizzard conditions for the mountains are expected. Downwind of Lake Ontario, heavy lake effect snow will affect Upstate New York through today. For the Plains, dry and breezy conditions will raise critical fire weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

Algona (KAXA)

Lat: 43.08°NLon: 94.27°WElev: 1220ft.

Fair and Windy

59°F

15°C

Humidity 11%
Wind Speed S 35 G 43 mph
Barometer 29.93 in
Dewpoint 5°F (-15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Feb 3:35 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Algona IA

Red Flag Warning until February 29, 06:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
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    Red Flag Warning until February 29, 06:00pm

    NOW until
    6:00pm Thu

    Red Flag Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 59. Windy, with a south southwest wind 23 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 59 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 32. Windy, with a south wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Clear and
    Windy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 58. Windy, with a south wind 18 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 58 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 35. South wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 35 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 66. Windy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 66 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. Windy.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Windy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Windy.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Windy.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain and
    Windy then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 35 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 59. Windy, with a south southwest wind 23 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 32. Windy, with a south wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 58. Windy, with a south wind 18 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35. South wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 66. Windy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. Windy.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Windy.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of rain after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 49. Breezy.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Blustery.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 47. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Algona IA
 43.09°N 94.26°W
2:49 pm CST Feb 29, 2024
3pm CST Feb 29, 2024-6pm CST Mar 6, 2024
 
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