Severe Thunderstorm and Fire Weather Threats in the Central U.S. Today; Strong Storm in Western Alaska

There is an Enhanced Risk (Level 3 of 5) for severe thunderstorms today with threats for significant severe hail and tornado potential over southern Iowa into northern Missouri and west-central Illinois. Elevated to critical fire weather is possible today due to gusty winds and dry conditions over parts of the southern High Plains and northeastern Montana. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watonga, Watonga Airport (KJWG)

Lat: 35.86° N Lon: 98.42° W Elev: 1549 ft.

Fair and Windy



Humidity 18%
Wind Speed W 26 G 35 mph
Barometer 29.71 in
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 16 Apr 3:55 pm CDT
Detailed forecast for

Blaine County

Rest Of Today
Sunny, breezy. Near steady temperature in the lower 80s. West winds 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.
Clear. Lows in the lower 50s. West winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph, becoming southwest around 5 mph after midnight.
Sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. East winds 5 to 10 mph, becoming southeast 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear. Lows around 60. South winds 15 to 20 mph.
Sunny in the morning, then becoming partly sunny. Breezy with highs in the mid 70s. West winds 15 to 25 mph, becoming north 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 40 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Cooler with lows in the mid 40s.
Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows around 40. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers in the morning, then partly sunny in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 50s. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy in the evening, then clearing. Lows in the lower 40s.
Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.

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321 PM CDT Tue Apr 16 2024

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