Severe Thunderstorms in the Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat in the Central U.S.

Severe thunderstorms, capable of severe wind (locally exceeding hurricane force), very large hail, flash flooding, and a few tornadoes, are possible late this afternoon into tonight across portions of the of the Upper Midwest into the southern Great Lakes. Excessive heat covers much of the central third of the country and is expected to persist into the weekend over the south-central states. Read More >

Current conditions at

Mountain Home Air Force Base (KMUO)

Lat: 43.05°NLon: 115.86667°WElev: 2995ft.

Clear

97°F

36°C

Humidity 14%
Wind Speed NW 11 MPH
Barometer 30.04 in (1017.27 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index92°F (33°C)
Last update 28 Jul 04:58 PM MDT
Extended Forecast for

Mountain Home ID

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy smoke before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. North wind 7 to 16 mph.

    Patchy Smoke
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 101. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon.

    Hot

    High: 101 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Patchy smoke after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Northwest wind 13 to 18 mph becoming north northeast 6 to 11 mph after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Smoke

    Low: 74 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Southeast wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 98 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. North wind 6 to 11 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 94. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 94 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy smoke before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. North wind 7 to 16 mph.
Thursday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 101. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Patchy smoke after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Northwest wind 13 to 18 mph becoming north northeast 6 to 11 mph after midnight.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Southeast wind 7 to 11 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. North wind 6 to 11 mph becoming east after midnight.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 94. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny and hot, with a high near 90.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Wednesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 92.
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Point Forecast:
Mountain Home ID
 43.13°N 115.69°W (Elev. 3153 ft)
3:23 pm MDT Jul 28, 2021
5pm MDT Jul 28, 2021-6pm MDT Aug 4, 2021
 
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