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Heavy Snow & Ice Across Portions of the Plains and Midwest; Unsettled in the Pacific Northwest

Heavy snow and freezing rain will impact portions of the Plains, upper Midwest, and Great Lakes into Monday. Significant snow accumulations and gusty winds are likely in some areas. Farther to the south, rain and a few thunderstorms are expected over the Mississippi, Tennessee, and Ohio Valleys. Heavy rain & mountain snowfall will also continue from northern California into the Pacific Northwest. Read More >

Current conditions at

Albert Lea, Albert Lea Municipal Airport (KAEL)

Lat: 43.68°NLon: 93.37°WElev: 1260ft.

Overcast

36°F

2°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed NE 14 mph
Barometer 29.87 in
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill27°F (-3°C)
Last update 21 Jan 7:15 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Albert Lea MN

Winter Storm Warning January 22, 03:00am until January 23, 12:00am
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Winter Storm Warning
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain and snow likely, possibly mixed with sleet before 4am, then snow likely between 4am and 5am, then rain and snow after 5am.  Patchy blowing snow between 4am and 5am. Low around 32. Breezy, with a northeast wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total nighttime snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Wintry Mix
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain and snow before 9am, then snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain between 9am and 11am, then snow after 11am. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible.  Patchy blowing snow before 7am, then patchy blowing snow after 9am. High near 33. Breezy, with a northeast wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.  New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.

    Wintry Mix
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 33 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow before 7pm, then snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain between 7pm and 8pm, then snow after 8pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible.  Patchy blowing snow before 1am. Low around 17. Blustery, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Wintry Mix
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 17 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of snow before 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 23. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance Snow
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 23 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. West northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 25. West wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 25 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 15. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 15 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 36 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 27. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Rain and snow likely, possibly mixed with sleet before 4am, then snow likely between 4am and 5am, then rain and snow after 5am. Patchy blowing snow between 4am and 5am. Low around 32. Breezy, with a northeast wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total nighttime snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Monday
Rain and snow before 9am, then snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain between 9am and 11am, then snow after 11am. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible. Patchy blowing snow before 7am, then patchy blowing snow after 9am. High near 33. Breezy, with a northeast wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.
Monday Night
Snow before 7pm, then snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain between 7pm and 8pm, then snow after 8pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible. Patchy blowing snow before 1am. Low around 17. Blustery, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of snow before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 23. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. West northwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 25. West wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. South wind around 15 mph.
Friday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. South wind around 15 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. West northwest wind around 10 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 21. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Albert Lea MN
 43.65°N 93.36°W (Elev. 1198 ft)
6:22 pm CST Jan 21, 2018
7pm CST Jan 21, 2018-6pm CST Jan 28, 2018
 
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