Heavy Snow and High Winds in the West; Lake Effect Snow in the Great Lakes

A Pacific storm moving across the Northwest with a trailing cold front sweeping through the West will continue heavy snow over the Cascades, northern Rockies, and the Sierra into Thursday night. High winds are forecast on the High Plains Thursday into Friday. Heavy lake effect snow will continue downwind of the Great Lakes into Thursday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fairmont, Fairmont Municipal Airport (KFRM)

Lat: 43.65°NLon: 94.42°WElev: 1161ft.

Overcast

28°F

-2°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed N 16 mph
Barometer 29.67 in (1006.3 mb)
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill16°F (-9°C)
Last update 29 Dec 5:56 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Fairmont Municipal Automatic Weather Observing MN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 5. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 5 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Patchy blowing snow between 9am and 3pm. Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 35. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 35 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 28. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of rain between noon and 4pm, then a slight chance of snow after 4pm.  Patchy blowing snow between 8am and 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    then Slight
    Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy

    High: 40 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 8. Windy, with a northwest wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Windy then
    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery

    Low: 8 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 21. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny and
    Blustery then
    Sunny

    High: 21 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a temperature rising to around 20 by 3am. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 16 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 33. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 33 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 15. South southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 15 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 5. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.
Thursday
Patchy blowing snow between 9am and 3pm. Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 35. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 28. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of rain between noon and 4pm, then a slight chance of snow after 4pm. Patchy blowing snow between 8am and 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 8. Windy, with a northwest wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 21. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a temperature rising to around 20 by 3am. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 33. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15. South southwest wind around 10 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. North wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Fairmont Municipal Automatic Weather Observing MN
 43.65°N 94.4°W (Elev. 1152 ft)
8:47 pm CST Nov 30, 2022
10pm CST Nov 30, 2022-6pm CST Dec 7, 2022
 
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