Heavy Snow and High Winds in the West; Lake Effect Snow in the Great Lakes

A Pacific storm moving across the Northwest with a trailing cold front sweeping through the West will continue heavy snow over the Cascades, northern Rockies, and the Sierra into Thursday night. High winds are forecast on the High Plains Thursday into Friday. Heavy lake effect snow will continue downwind of the Great Lakes into Thursday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Bismarck, Bismarck Municipal Airport (KBIS)

Lat: 46.78°NLon: 100.76°WElev: 1677ft.

Fair

11°F

-12°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed NE 6 mph
Barometer 29.72 in (1010.3 mb)
Dewpoint 6°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill1°F (-17°C)
Last update 1 Dec 7:52 am CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Bismarck ND

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. East wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 27 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest 11 to 16 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow likely, mainly before noon.  Patchy blowing snow between 7am and noon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 5 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -15. Blustery, with a northwest wind 17 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 15 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -8. Wind chill values as low as -20. Northwest wind 13 to 18 mph becoming southwest 6 to 11 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -8 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 20. South wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 20 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 4. Southwest wind 6 to 13 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 4 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 22. West wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 22 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Southwest wind around 9 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 4 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 15. Northwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 15 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. East wind around 7 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest 11 to 16 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.
Friday
Snow likely, mainly before noon. Patchy blowing snow between 7am and noon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 5 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -15. Blustery, with a northwest wind 17 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -8. Wind chill values as low as -20. Northwest wind 13 to 18 mph becoming southwest 6 to 11 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 20. South wind 6 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 4. Southwest wind 6 to 13 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 22. West wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Southwest wind around 9 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 15. Northwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5. North wind around 7 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Tuesday
Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 10. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph becoming southwest in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8. North wind 6 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 14. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Bismarck ND
 46.83°N 100.8°W
6:09 am CST Dec 1, 2022
8am CST Dec 1, 2022-6pm CST Dec 7, 2022
 
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