Alaska Storm to Bring Significant Coastal Impacts; Threat of Flash Flooding Continues in the Southwest

A powerful Chukchi Sea, Alaska storm will produce high winds and coastal flooding that could impact critical infrastructures across western and northwestern Alaska. Locally heavy showers and thunderstorms in the Southwest may produce flash flooding, especially on burn scars, slick rocks, and dry washes. A cold front will bring fall temps and a wintry mix to the Upper Midwest and Great Lakes. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fairmont, Fairmont Municipal Airport (KFRM)

Lat: 43.65°NLon: 94.42°WElev: 1161ft.

Overcast

53°F

12°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed N 17 mph
Barometer 30.24 in (1024.6 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill48°F (9°C)
Last update 6 Oct 10:56 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Fairmont Municipal Automatic Weather Observing MN

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 56. Breezy, with a north wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Becoming
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 56 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Areas of frost between 3am and 5am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 33. North wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Areas
    Frost

    Low: 33 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Widespread frost between 8am and 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 50. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Frost then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Widespread frost, mainly after 11pm.  Otherwise, clear, with a low around 29. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.

    Frost

    Low: 29 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Widespread frost, mainly before 8am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 60. West wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Frost then
    Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38. West southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 38 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 66. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 39. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 39 °F

  • Columbus
    Day

    Columbus Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Light south southeast wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 56. Breezy, with a north wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Areas of frost between 3am and 5am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 33. North wind 5 to 15 mph.
Friday
Widespread frost between 8am and 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 50. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Widespread frost, mainly after 11pm. Otherwise, clear, with a low around 29. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.
Saturday
Widespread frost, mainly before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 60. West wind 5 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 66. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Columbus Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Light south southeast wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Fairmont Municipal Automatic Weather Observing MN
 43.65°N 94.4°W (Elev. 1152 ft)
8:27 am CDT Oct 6, 2022
11am CDT Oct 6, 2022-6pm CDT Oct 12, 2022
 
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