Severe Storms in the Midwest and Ohio Valley; Strong Winter Storm in the West; Critical Fire Weather in the Plains

Severe storms capable of producing large hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes, some of which could be strong will be possible in the Midwest and Ohio Valley through tonight. A strong winter storm continues to produce impacts across the west including heavy snow, gusty winds and rain. Critical fire weather conditions will continue across the Texas Panhandle into Oklahoma through this evening. Read More >

Current conditions at

Dunkirk, Chautauqua County / Dunkirk Airport (KDKK)

Lat: 42.49°NLon: 79.28°WElev: 692ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity Rain

56°F

13°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed S 18 G 29 mph
Barometer 29.51 in (999.2 mb)
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 Feb 12:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Chautauqua County / Dunkirk Airport NY

High Wind Watch February 28, 11:00am until February 29, 01:00am
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High Wind Watch
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am.  Low around 53. South wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain showers before 4pm, then snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible.  Temperature rising to near 61 by 9am, then falling to around 31 during the remainder of the day. Windy, with a south wind 21 to 26 mph becoming southwest 27 to 32 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Showers and
    Breezy then
    Rain/Snow and
    Windy

    High: 61 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before 7pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 23. Windy, with a west wind 29 to 32 mph, with gusts as high as 48 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Windy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 30 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 28. Southwest wind around 16 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 28 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. South wind 10 to 14 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 50. South wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am. Low around 53. South wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Rain showers before 4pm, then snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Temperature rising to near 61 by 9am, then falling to around 31 during the remainder of the day. Windy, with a south wind 21 to 26 mph becoming southwest 27 to 32 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 23. Windy, with a west wind 29 to 32 mph, with gusts as high as 48 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Thursday
A chance of snow showers, mainly before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 28. Southwest wind around 16 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. South wind 10 to 14 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 50. South wind 9 to 11 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Chautauqua County / Dunkirk Airport NY
 42.51°N 79.29°W (Elev. 617 ft)
12:45 am EST Feb 28, 2024
1am EST Feb 28, 2024-6pm EST Mar 5, 2024
 
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