Severe Storms & Heavy Rainfall Possible in the Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

Scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall are possible across portions of the Plains through Monday. Meanwhile, dry weather and gusty winds will result in critical fire weather conditions across the Great Basin and northern Rockies. Elsewhere, tropical storm Dorian in the Atlantic is expected to slowly strengthen and will likely approach the Lesser Antilles by Tuesday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Madison Municipal Airport (KMDS)

Lat: 44.02°NLon: 97.09°WElev: 1718ft.

Overcast

18°C

64°F

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed S 11 km/h
Barometer 29.81 in
Dewpoint 18°C (64°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 26 Aug 2:55 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles NNE Montrose SD

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 5am.  Low around 18. South wind 15 to 20 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Showers

    Low: 18 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before noon, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h becoming northwest 25 to 30 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 23 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a slight chance of showers between 7pm and 8pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 13. West wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Clear

    Low: 13 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 21. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h increasing to 30 to 35 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h.

    Sunny then
    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 21 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 11. West wind 25 to 30 km/h decreasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 11 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 22. West wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 22 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 12.

    Clear

    Low: 12 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 27.

    Sunny

    High: 27 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 5am. Low around 18. South wind 15 to 20 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely before noon, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h becoming northwest 25 to 30 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a slight chance of showers between 7pm and 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 13. West wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 21. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h increasing to 30 to 35 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 11. West wind 25 to 30 km/h decreasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 22. West wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 12.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 27.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 21.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 20.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 21.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles NNE Montrose SD
 43.78°N 97.13°W (Elev. 530 m)
11:44 pm CDT Aug 25, 2019
3am CDT Aug 26, 2019-6pm CDT Sep 1, 2019
 
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