Updated: 6:16 PM MDT on January 30, 2015
Mainly clear. Lows overnight in the mid 30s.
Clear skies. Low 36F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph.
Sunny. High 76F. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph.
Partly cloudy. Gusty winds after midnight. Low 44F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph, becoming W and increasing to 20 to 30 mph.
Partly cloudy and windy. High 59F. Winds WNW at 25 to 35 mph.
Clear skies with gusty winds developing overnight. Low 32F. Winds W at 20 to 30 mph.
Partly to mostly cloudy and windy. High 46F. Winds NW at 25 to 35 mph.
Clear to partly cloudy. Low 24F. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 mph.
A mix of clouds and sun early, then becoming cloudy later in the day. High 53F. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph.
A few clouds from time to time. Low 28F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph.
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 61F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph.
Partly cloudy skies. Low near 30F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph.
Mostly cloudy skies early will become partly cloudy later in the day. High 59F. Winds E at 10 to 20 mph.
Cloudy. Low 28F. Winds NE at 10 to 20 mph.
Mostly cloudy. High 53F. Winds NNE at 15 to 25 mph.
Cloudy with some light freezing rain after midnight. Low 28F. ESE winds shifting to N at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precip 50%.
Mostly cloudy. High 51F. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 mph.
Partly cloudy skies early then becoming cloudy with periods of light freezing rain later at night. Low 29F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precip 50%.
Mostly cloudy skies early, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. High 56F. Winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph.
Mostly clear skies. Low 32F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
A mainly sunny sky. High near 60F. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph.
A mostly clear sky. Low 34F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph.
... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Tuesday afternoon through
Tuesday evening for gusty winds... low humidity values... and dry
vegetation for much of southwest South Dakota...
The National Weather Service in Bismarck has issued a Fire
Weather Watch for much of southwest North Dakota... which is in effect
from Tuesday afternoon through Tuesday evening.
* Affected area... fire weather zone 031 Golden Valley... fire
weather zone 032 Billings... fire weather zone 033 Stark... fire
weather zone 040 slope... fire weather zone 041 Hettinger...
fire weather zone 042 Grant... fire weather zone 043 Bowman...
fire weather zone 044 Adams and fire weather zone 045 Sioux.
* Winds... south 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
* Timing... Tuesday afternoon through Tuesday evening.
* Relative humidity... as low as 15 percent.
* Temperatures... mid to upper 70s.
* Impacts... any fires could spread rapidly and show erratic
behavior. Dangerous burning conditions will exist.
A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are possible. Listen for later forecasts and possible red flag
Personal Weather Stations [Add your weather station!]
Location: NonFedAWOS , Lemmon, SD
Updated: 6:55 PM MDT
|Temperature: 57 °F||Dew Point: 30 °F||Humidity: 36%||Wind: Calm||Pressure: 29.98 in||Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in||Graphs|
Area forecast discussion National Weather Service Bismarck ND 633 PM CDT Monday Mar 30 2015 Update... issued at 623 PM CDT Monday Mar 30 2015 The main problem today continues to be fire weather tomorrow. Winds are currently forecast to be marginal for red flag conditions. A decision will need to be made before sunrise. && Short term...(this evening through tuesday) issued at 345 PM CDT Monday Mar 30 2015 Current surface analysis places trough over Lake Winnipeg into the Red River valley/eastern Montana while ridge remains over The Rockies. Breezy northwest winds continue over the area between systems. Upper level analysis places ridge over The Rockies with northwesterly flow over our area. For tonight...quiet weather expected with winds diminishing and upper ridge sliding slowly to the east. On Tuesday...ridge works over the northern plains as low passes over the Canadian rockies into the Canadian plains bringing southerly flow ahead of a potent cold front. Dry conditions along with a southerly breeze will bring fire weather concerns to the area (see fire weather discussion below). Long term...(tuesday night through monday) issued at 345 PM CDT Monday Mar 30 2015 Strong cold front and affiliated upper short wave continue the approach Tuesday evening...sliding into western areas overnight with winds becoming northwest and gusty. A few pre-frontal showers possible...with the possibility of some evening thunder with modest instability in place. Front continues across the area Wednesday with windy conditions continuing. Gusty winds and low precipitation chances continue through Thursday. For the remainder of the extended a variety weak disturbances move through from time to time bringing occasional low precipitation chances. Temperatures remain near to slightly above average. && Aviation...(for the 00z tafs through 00z Tuesday evening) issued at 623 PM CDT Monday Mar 30 2015 Winds will continue to decrease over the next couple hours as VFR conditions last through the taf period. && Fire weather... issued at 345 PM CDT Monday Mar 30 2015 Very warm and dry conditions are expected over the area on Tuesday...bringing elevated fire weather concerns across the area. The location of greatest concern will be over much of southwest North Dakota where the lowest relative humidity values and gustiest winds are expected possibly bringing critical fire weather conditions. A Fire Weather Watch has been posted for this area. A strong cold front will move through Tuesday night bringing stronger winds along with a shift to the northwest. Gusty winds continue on Wednesday along with low relative humidity values bringing another day of elevated fire weather concerns. && Bis watches/warnings/advisories... Fire Weather Watch from Tuesday afternoon through Tuesday evening for ndz031>033-040>045. && $$ Update...scheck short term...jjs long term...jjs aviation...scheck fire weather...jjs