Flooding Impacts Expected Across the Southwest and Southern U.S.; Heat Continues for Portions of the West

Monsoon activity will increase and generate localized flash flooding for arroyos, slot canyons, urban areas, as well as rapid rises on rivers, through this weekend from the Southwest into the Southern Plains. Excessive heat will continue over portions of central Washington and interior California today with temperatures into the 100s. Severe weather possible for the Mid-Mississippi Valley today. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fairmont, Fairmont Municipal Airport (KFRM)

Lat: 43.65°NLon: 94.42°WElev: 1161ft.

Mostly Cloudy

71°F

22°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed W 13 G 18 mph
Barometer 29.80 in (1009.3 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Aug 1:56 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Fairmont Municipal Automatic Weather Observing MN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm.  High near 70. West wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Low around 59. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 4pm and 5pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 73. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. North wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. North northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. High near 70. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Low around 59. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 4pm and 5pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 73. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. North wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. North northeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. East wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 79. South southeast wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. East wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Fairmont Municipal Automatic Weather Observing MN
 43.65°N 94.4°W (Elev. 1152 ft)
11:10 am CDT Aug 19, 2022
2pm CDT Aug 19, 2022-6pm CDT Aug 25, 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