Memorial Day Weekend: Saturday's Weather Concerns

The start of the Memorial day weekend will feature a number of weather hazards. Severe storms are expected in the north-central Plains and perhaps across New England. Critical fire weather conditions will persist across the Four Corners region. The Northwest will be unsettled with cooler temperatures, showers and mountain snow. A few record highs are likely in the south-central Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fairmont, Fairmont Municipal Airport (KFRM)

Lat: 43.65°NLon: 94.42°WElev: 1161ft.

Mostly Cloudy

18°C

65°F

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed S 28 km/h
Barometer 1007.8 mb (29.77 in)
Dewpoint 11°C (51°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 28 May 2:56 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Fairmont Municipal Automatic Weather Observing MN

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. South wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 16 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 31. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 25 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 60 km/h.

    Breezy.
    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Sunny

    High: 31 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 19. South southeast wind 20 to 25 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 19 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 32. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 25 to 30 km/h increasing to 35 to 40 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h.

    Breezy.
    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 32 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Breezy, with a south wind 30 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    and Breezy

    Low: 20 °C

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds.  Sunny, with a high near 33. Breezy, with a south wind 30 to 35 km/h increasing to 40 to 45 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 65 km/h.

    Breezy.
    Mostly Sunny
    then Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 33 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 35 to 40 km/h decreasing to 25 to 30 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 65 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    and Breezy

    Low: 16 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. South southwest wind 25 to 30 km/h becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 23 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. Northwest wind 25 to 30 km/h decreasing to 20 to 25 km/h after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. South wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.
Saturday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 31. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 25 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 60 km/h.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 19. South southeast wind 20 to 25 km/h.
Sunday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 32. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 25 to 30 km/h increasing to 35 to 40 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Breezy, with a south wind 30 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Memorial Day
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds. Sunny, with a high near 33. Breezy, with a south wind 30 to 35 km/h increasing to 40 to 45 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 65 km/h.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds. Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 35 to 40 km/h decreasing to 25 to 30 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 65 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. South southwest wind 25 to 30 km/h becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. Northwest wind 25 to 30 km/h decreasing to 20 to 25 km/h after midnight.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 19. North northwest wind 15 to 25 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. West wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 22. West northwest wind 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 9. West northwest wind 15 to 25 km/h.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 22. Northwest wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Fairmont Municipal Automatic Weather Observing MN
 43.65°N 94.4°W (Elev. 351 m)
3:17 am CDT May 28, 2022
3am CDT May 28, 2022-6pm CDT Jun 3, 2022
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database