Heavy Rain and Storms in the East; Fire Weather Threats in the West

A slow moving frontal system will bring strong to severe storms and locally heavy rain from the Northeast to the southern Plains. Meanwhile, Fire Weather threats remain elevated over the northern Inter-Mountain West, as Red Flag Warnings and Fire weather watches are in effect. Also, the potential for isolated dry thunderstorms remains possible across this portion of the West. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fergus Falls Municipal Airport-Einar Mickel (KFFM)

Lat: 46.29°NLon: 96.15°WElev: 1178ft.

Fair

70°F

21°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed W 3 mph
Barometer 30.12 in
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Aug 11:55 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Battle Lake MN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Widespread smoke. Sunny, with a high near 83. North northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Smoke

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Widespread smoke, mainly before 8pm. Clear, with a low around 61. Light and variable wind.

    Smoke

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Areas of smoke. Sunny, with a high near 84. Light south southeast wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Areas Smoke

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 2am.  Patchy smoke before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 64. South wind around 8 mph.

    Patchy Smoke
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77. South wind around 6 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. North northeast wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 59 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 73. North northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. North wind around 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 74. North northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Widespread smoke. Sunny, with a high near 83. North northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Tonight
Widespread smoke, mainly before 8pm. Clear, with a low around 61. Light and variable wind.
Saturday
Areas of smoke. Sunny, with a high near 84. Light south southeast wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 2am. Patchy smoke before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 64. South wind around 8 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. South wind around 6 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. North northeast wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. North northeast wind around 10 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. North wind around 8 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 74. North northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 78. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. South southwest wind around 9 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 79. South wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Battle Lake MN
 46.3°N 95.71°W
10:01 am CDT Aug 17, 2018
12pm CDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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