Heavy Rain In The Plains; Poor Air Quality Out West

A slow moving system in the central U.S. will bring a renewed period of locally heavy rain this weekend across much of the Plains. Isolated flash flooding is possible in this area. Meanwhile, smoke from ongoing wildfires will continue to cause poor air quality for much of the interior West, although fire weather conditions are generally improving in this region. Read More >

Current conditions at

Salmon, Lemhi County Airport (KSMN)

Lat: 45.11667°NLon: 113.88333°WElev: 4045ft.

Fair

77°F

25°C

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed N 9 MPH
Barometer 30.15 in
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 17 Aug 6:20 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Salmon ID

Red Flag Warning until August 17, 11:00pm
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    Red Flag Warning until August 17, 11:00pm

    NOW until
    11:00pm Fri

    Red Flag Warning

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Patchy smoke before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. West northwest wind 9 to 14 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Widespread haze after noon. Patchy smoke before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Widespread haze. Mostly clear, with a low around 48. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Haze

    Low: 48 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Widespread haze before noon. Sunny, with a high near 87. Light and variable wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Haze then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. West northwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 46 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Widespread haze after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Widespread haze. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Haze

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Patchy smoke before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. West northwest wind 9 to 14 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Widespread haze after noon. Patchy smoke before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Widespread haze. Mostly clear, with a low around 48. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Sunday
Widespread haze before noon. Sunny, with a high near 87. Light and variable wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. West northwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Widespread haze after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Tuesday
Widespread haze. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Tuesday Night
Widespread haze. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Wednesday
Widespread haze. Sunny, with a high near 88.
Wednesday Night
Widespread haze. Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Thursday
Widespread haze. Sunny, with a high near 87.
Thursday Night
Widespread haze. Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Friday
Widespread haze. Sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Salmon ID
 45.17°N 113.9°W (Elev. 3966 ft)
2:57 pm MDT Aug 17, 2018
6pm MDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm MDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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