Snow From Central Rockies To Upper Midwest; Fire Weather Threats In Southern High Plains; Marine Impacts Along East Coast

A strong cold front is plunging through the Plains and pushing into the Mississippi Valley, while producing heavy snow from the Central Rockies into the Upper Midwest. Gusty winds and very dry conditions will create elevated to critical fire weather threats across the Southern High Plains. A large and powerful offshore storm will produce a variety of marine impacts along the East Coast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Buffalo (K2WX)

Lat: 45.6°NLon: 103.55°WElev: 3002ft.

Breezy

-11°C

13°F

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed NW 41 km/h
Barometer 1026.3 mb (30.14 in)
Dewpoint -17°C (2°F)
Visibility NA
Wind Chill-22°C (-7°F)
Last update 2 Apr 1:56 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

11 Miles SW Prairie City SD

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Patchy blowing snow before 3pm. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around -11. Wind chill values between -16 and -21. Northwest wind 27 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 42 km/h.

    Chance Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: -11 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of snow before 7pm.  Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around -13. Northwest wind 21 to 26 km/h decreasing to 11 to 16 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h.

    Chance Snow
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: -13 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near -1. Wind chill values between -8 and -18. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 11 to 16 km/h in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: -1 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -9. Southeast wind 16 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -9 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 8. South wind 14 to 24 km/h becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 8 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -5. West wind 5 to 11 km/h becoming east after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -5 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of snow showers before 11am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 11am and noon, then a slight chance of rain showers after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 8. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 8 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -1 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 11 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 50 percent chance of snow. Patchy blowing snow before 3pm. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around -11. Wind chill values between -16 and -21. Northwest wind 27 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 42 km/h.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of snow before 7pm. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around -13. Northwest wind 21 to 26 km/h decreasing to 11 to 16 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near -1. Wind chill values between -8 and -18. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 11 to 16 km/h in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -9. Southeast wind 16 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 8. South wind 14 to 24 km/h becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -5. West wind 5 to 11 km/h becoming east after midnight.
Sunday
A slight chance of snow showers before 11am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 11am and noon, then a slight chance of rain showers after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 8. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 14.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 12.
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Point Forecast:
11 Miles SW Prairie City SD
 45.42°N 102.93°W (Elev. 911 m)
1:54 pm MDT Apr 2, 2020
2pm MDT Apr 2, 2020-6pm MDT Apr 8, 2020
 
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