Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Benson Municipal Airport (KBBB)

Lat: 45.33°NLon: 95.65°WElev: 1030ft.

Overcast

63°F

17°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed SE 8 mph
Barometer 29.81 in
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Last update 25 May 8:51 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Benson MN

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  High near 78. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. West wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 75. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 57 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. High near 78. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. West wind 5 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast after midnight. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 75. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. West northwest wind around 5 mph.
Memorial Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Benson MN
 45.32°N 95.61°W (Elev. 1043 ft)
8:09 am CDT May 25, 2016
9am CDT May 25, 2016-6pm CDT May 31, 2016
 
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