316  
FNUS73 KFGF 181038  
FWSFGF  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR GRANT CO. FAIR...GRANT CO.  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND  
538 AM CDT WED JUL 18 2018  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON FORECAST START TIME OF 0600 CDT ON JULY 18.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL  
WEATHER SERVICE.  
 
PLEASE CALL THE NWS IN GRAND FORKS AT 701-795-5127 FOR ADDITIONAL  
INFORMATION AND MONITOR OUR WEBSITE (WWW.WEATHER.GOV/FGF) OR NOAA  
ALL-HAZARDS RADIO FOR THE LATEST UPDATES.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES THIS MORNING WILL GIVE WAY TO INCREASING  
CLOUDS AND RAIN CHANCES THROUGH THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS.  
SOUTHERLY WINDS AT 5 TO 10 MPH MAY OCCASIONALLY GUST UP TO 15 MPH  
THROUGHOUT THE DAY. A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE DURING  
THE AFTERNOON/EVENING, BUT NO SEVERE WEATHER IS EXPECTED. RAIN  
SHOWERS WILL LIKELY CONTINUE OVERNIGHT AND INTO THURSDAY MORNING.  
RAINFALL AMOUNTS GREATER THAN ONE-HALF INCH ARE LIKELY, WITH  
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE AT THE FAIR LOCATION DEPENDING ON  
THE TRACK OF THE HEAVIEST RAIN SHOWERS/THUNDERSTORMS.  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY.  
CHANCE OF THUNDER...30 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83.  
MIN HUMIDITY........60 PERCENT.  
MAX HEAT INDEX......82.  
SURFACE WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 10 MPH.  
 
TIME (CDT) 7 AM 10 AM 1 PM 4 PM  
SKY (%).........45 57 61 68  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM (%)........0 0 0 0  
TEMP............64 72 78 80  
RH..............94 78 66 64  
HEAT INDEX (F)..64 72 78 82  
SURFACE WIND....SE 10G16 SE 10G16 SE 10G16 SE 10G16  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
EVENING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
CHANCE OF THUNDER...50 PERCENT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....63-68.  
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.  
MAX HEAT INDEX......70.  
SURFACE WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.  
 
TIME (CDT) 7 PM 10 PM 1 AM 4 AM  
SKY (%).........74 74 86 94  
WEATHER COV.....CHANCE CHANCE LIKELY DEFNTE  
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR  
TSTM (%)........30 20 50 50  
TEMP............70 69 68 68  
RH..............72 90 96 99  
HEAT INDEX (F)..70 69 68 68  
SURFACE WIND....SE 8G13 SE 8G13 SE 12G17 SE 12G17  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
CHANCE OF THUNDER...50 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-76.  
MIN HUMIDITY........81 PERCENT.  
MAX HEAT INDEX......73.  
SURFACE WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
NORTH 7 TO 12 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 21 MPH  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
 
TIME (CDT) 7 AM 10 AM 1 PM 4 PM  
SKY (%).........95 95 94 88  
WEATHER COV.....DEFNTE DEFNTE CHANCE CHANCE  
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR  
TSTM (%)........50 50 50 50  
TEMP............65 67 70 73  
RH..............100 97 87 81  
HEAT INDEX (F)..65 67 70 73  
SURFACE WIND....NE 11G15 NE 11G15 N 12G21 N 12G21  
 

 
FORECASTER...AM  
REQUESTED BY...TODD VIPOND  
TYPE OF REQUEST...OTHER  
.TAG 1813020.0/FGF  
.DELDT 07/18/18  
.EMAIL TVIPOND76@ICLOUD.COM  
 
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