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Strong to severe thunderstorms with heavy rain to continue across the central and southern Plains

Periods of strong to severe thunderstorms will continue across a wide area of the central to southern Plains through Friday. Locally heavy rain can be expected over saturated ground, with areas of flooding and flash flooding. A few of the storms will also produce hail and strong gusty winds, with an isolated tornado or two possible.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Alexandria, Chandler Field (KAXN)

Lat: 45.87°NLon: 95.39°WElev: 1424ft.

Partly Cloudy

54°F

12°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed N 14 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1018.3 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill50°F (10°C)
Last update 29 May 6:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Alexandria MN

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 40 °FRising Temperatures

  • Saturday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 58 °FFalling Temperatures

  • Saturday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 38 °FRising Temperatures

  • Sunday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 62 °FFalling Temperatures

  • Sunday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 49 °FRising Temperatures

  • Monday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 66 °FFalling Temperatures

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 55 °FRising Temperatures

  • Tuesday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 71 °FFalling Temperatures

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 62 °FRising Temperatures

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a temperature rising to around 54 by 5am. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a temperature rising to near 58 by 9am, then falling to around 42 during the remainder of the day. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a temperature falling to near 38 by 8pm, then rising to around 59 during the remainder of the night. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11am. Partly sunny, with a temperature rising to near 62 by 8am, then falling to around 51 during the remainder of the day. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to near 49 by 9pm, then rising to around 62 during the remainder of the night. Southeast wind around 15 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a temperature rising to near 66 by 9am, then falling to around 58 during the remainder of the day. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to near 55 by 8pm, then rising to around 67 during the remainder of the night. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 71 by 9am, then falling to around 63 during the remainder of the day. South southeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 72 by 5am. South southeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. North northwest wind around 10 mph becoming northeast in the morning.
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Point Forecast:
Alexandria MN
 45.88°N 95.37°W (Elev. 1434 ft)
4:54 pm CDT May 29, 2015
8pm CDT May 29, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 5, 2015
 
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