Severe Weather Wednesday; Tropical Storm Cristobal; Dangerous Heat Over the Southwest

Clusters of strong to severe thunderstorms are possible Wednesday from parts of the northern and central Plains east into the northern Mid Atlantic. Tropical Storm Cristobal will meander over the Bay of Campeche before lifting north across the Gulf of Mexico on Friday. Excessive heat is forecast Wednesday and Thursday over the Desert Southwest including Phoenix and Las Vegas. Read More >

Current conditions at

Challis - Challis Airport (KLLJ)

Lat: 44.523°NLon: 114.21611°WElev: 5026ft.

Clear

77°F

25°C

Humidity 13%
Wind Speed W 14 MPH
Barometer 30.1 in (1019.3 mb)
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index76°F (24°C)
Last update 02 Jun 07:10 PM MDT
Extended Forecast for

18 Miles NNW Mackay ID

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers between noon and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Snow level 11500 feet rising to 12400 feet in the afternoon. Partly sunny, with a high near 50. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 50 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. West wind 14 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. West wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. West wind 13 to 17 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Snow level 11800 feet rising to 12600 feet in the afternoon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 56 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Breezy.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain showers before noon, then rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Snow level 12000 feet lowering to 11300 feet in the afternoon . High near 42. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Breezy.
    Showers then
    Rain/Snow

    High: 42 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 26 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of showers between noon and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Snow level 11500 feet rising to 12400 feet in the afternoon. Partly sunny, with a high near 50. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. West wind 14 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. West wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. West wind 13 to 17 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Snow level 11800 feet rising to 12600 feet in the afternoon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. Breezy.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Breezy.
Saturday
Rain showers before noon, then rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Snow level 12000 feet lowering to 11300 feet in the afternoon . High near 42. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Sunday
Snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Monday
Snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
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Point Forecast:
18 Miles NNW Mackay ID
 44.14°N 113.79°W (Elev. 11106 ft)
2:21 pm MDT Jun 2, 2020
7pm MDT Jun 2, 2020-6pm MDT Jun 9, 2020
 
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