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

Granite Falls, Granite Falls Municipal Airport/Lenzen-Roe Memorial Field (KGDB)

Lat: 44.75°NLon: 95.56°WElev: 1047ft.

Fair

78°F

26°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 29.87 in
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 24 May 11:33 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Granite Falls MN

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. East southeast wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. East wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. East southeast wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. East wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Memorial Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Granite Falls MN
 44.81°N 95.54°W (Elev. 951 ft)
10:57 am CDT May 24, 2016
11am CDT May 24, 2016-6pm CDT May 30, 2016
 
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