Storms in the Plains; Heat Wave to Begin in the Northern Tier

A slow moving weather system will bring potential for scattered strong to severe storms with damaging wind and hail with areas of locally heavy rain in the South and Central Plains through Monday. A heat wave is expected to begin across the Northern Plains, Upper Midwest, and northern Great Basin with temperatures reaching over 20 degrees above normal in some areas. Read More >

Current conditions at

Challis - Challis Airport (KLLJ)

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

Clear

48°F

9°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed SSE 4 MPH
Barometer 30.01 in (1016.26 mb)
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill47°F (8°C)
Last update 16 May 03:10 AM MDT
Extended Forecast for

18 Miles NNW Mackay ID

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 27. East northeast wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 27 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 4pm.  Sunny, with a high near 45. East northeast wind 11 to 16 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 45 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 9pm. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. North wind 8 to 14 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.  Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 31 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers after noon. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Southeast wind 9 to 14 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.  Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Sunny then
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 48 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 47.

    Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 30.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 30 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers after noon. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 43 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Snow likely, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 27 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 27. East northeast wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 4pm. Sunny, with a high near 45. East northeast wind 11 to 16 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 9pm. Some thunder is also possible. Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. North wind 8 to 14 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers after noon. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Southeast wind 9 to 14 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 47.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 30.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers after noon. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
Wednesday Night
Snow likely, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Snow likely before noon, then snow showers after noon. Some thunder is also possible. High near 32. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday Night
Snow. Low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday
Snow. High near 28. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
18 Miles NNW Mackay ID
 44.14°N 113.79°W (Elev. 11106 ft)
3:02 am MDT May 16, 2021
3am MDT May 16, 2021-6pm MDT May 22, 2021
 
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