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Severe weather is expected across the central and southern Plains on Wednesday

The Storm Prediction Center is forecasting severe weather for Wednesday across much of the central and southern Plains. Primary threats will be large hail and damaging winds. There could also be small tornado risk farther south along the dryline.
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Alexandria MN

7 Day Forecast

Twin Cities/Chanhassen, MN

NWS Weather Forecast Office

Overnight

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Showers

Low: 42 °F

Wednesday

Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Showers
Likely

High: 49 °F

Wednesday
Night

Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Showers
Likely

Low: 42 °F

Thursday

Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Showers
Likely

High: 57 °F

Thursday
Night

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Showers

Low: 38 °F

Friday

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Showers

High: 50 °F

Friday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 32 °F

Saturday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 49 °F

Saturday
Night

Slight Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Rain/Snow

Low: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Southeast wind around 15 mph.
  • Wednesday Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 49. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Wednesday Night Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 42. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Thursday Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 57. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Thursday Night A chance of showers, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Friday A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 50. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. East wind 10 to 15 mph.
  • Saturday Night A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Sunday A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Breezy, with an east wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Sunday Night A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Breezy, with an east wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Monday A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Monday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. East northeast wind around 15 mph.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. Northeast wind around 15 mph.

 

Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Douglas County, MN