Unsettled Week for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Plains

An unsettled week is likely for the Western U.S. as a big storm system off the West Coast shifts into the Southwest and Four Corners region. Expect cooler temperatures, locally heavy rain showers for California coastal areas and widespread heavy mountain snow with lowering snow levels. Meanwhile, several days of critical fire weather concerns are expected for the southern High Plains this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Grand Island, Central Nebraska Regional Airport (KGRI)

Lat: 40.96°NLon: 98.31°WElev: 1844ft.

Fair

62°F

17°C

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed S 17 G 28 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1017.0 mb)
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 8 Mar 6:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SSW Phillips NE

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 49. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds and
    Breezy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 77. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. South southeast wind around 10 mph becoming east northeast after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers between midnight and 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 32 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of rain after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 49.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 49 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of rain before 2am, then a chance of rain and snow between 2am and 4am, then a chance of snow after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 31 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 49. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 77. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. South southeast wind around 10 mph becoming east northeast after midnight.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers between midnight and 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of rain after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 49.
Friday Night
A chance of rain before 2am, then a chance of rain and snow between 2am and 4am, then a chance of snow after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow before 10am, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 10am and 11am, then a slight chance of rain after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SSW Phillips NE
 40.84°N 98.25°W (Elev. 1909 ft)
5:01 pm CST Mar 8, 2021
7pm CST Mar 8, 2021-6pm CDT Mar 15, 2021
 
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