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

A strong winter storm across the west is currently producing heavy mountain snow, strong/high winds, and heavy low elevation rain to parts of the Pacific Northwest, Great Basin, California and the northern/central Rockies. Impacts are expected to continue through Sunday. Across the High Plains, strong winds and dry air will support Critical to Elevated fire weather conditions through the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fairmont, Fairmont Municipal Airport (KFRM)

Lat: 43.65°NLon: 94.42°WElev: 1161ft.

Fair

-1°C

31°F

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed S 17 km/h
Barometer 1012.4 mb (29.86 in)
Dewpoint -1°C (30°F)
Visibility 14 km
Wind Chill-6°C (22°F)
Last update 2 Mar 7:56 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Fairmont Municipal Automatic Weather Observing MN

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 19. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 19 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. South wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 35 to 40 km/h becoming west 25 to 30 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 22 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 1. West wind 20 to 25 km/h becoming west northwest 10 to 15 km/h after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 1 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of rain and snow before noon, then a slight chance of rain.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 11. North northeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 11 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -3. North northeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -3 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 12. North northeast wind 15 to 20 km/h becoming south southwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 12 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 0. Southeast wind 15 to 25 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 0 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 12. Southeast wind around 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 12 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 19. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. South wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 35 to 40 km/h becoming west 25 to 30 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h.
Sunday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 1. West wind 20 to 25 km/h becoming west northwest 10 to 15 km/h after midnight.
Monday
A slight chance of rain and snow before noon, then a slight chance of rain. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 11. North northeast wind 15 to 20 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -3. North northeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 12. North northeast wind 15 to 20 km/h becoming south southwest in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 0. Southeast wind 15 to 25 km/h.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 12. Southeast wind around 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. Southeast wind 15 to 25 km/h.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 8. Northeast wind 20 to 25 km/h.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. North wind 20 to 25 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 6. North wind around 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Fairmont Municipal Automatic Weather Observing MN
 43.65°N 94.4°W (Elev. 351 m)
8:10 am CST Mar 2, 2024
8am CST Mar 2, 2024-6pm CST Mar 8, 2024
 
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