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Strong Thunderstorms Possible for Portions of the Great Lake States

Storms over the Great Lake States may contain heavy rain and strong winds. More thunderstorms are possible over the Desert Southwest and central Plains. High fire danger continues in the Great Basin. Very warm and humid conditions continue across the south, southeast and mid-Atlantic states.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Albert Lea, Albert Lea Municipal Airport (KAEL)

Lat: 43.68°NLon: 93.37°WElev: 1260ft.

Fair

73°F

23°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 29.92 in
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 4 Sep 5:13 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Albert Lea MN

  • Today

    Today: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 95. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Labor
    Day

    Labor Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. North northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 95. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 10 mph.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Labor Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. North northwest wind around 5 mph.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. North northwest wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. West wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 72. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Albert Lea MN
 43.65°N 93.36°W (Elev. 1198 ft)
3:44 am CDT Sep 4, 2015
5am CDT Sep 4, 2015-6pm CDT Sep 10, 2015
 
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