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Severe weather possible from central Plains to Gulf Coast; Heavy rain for Gulf Coast

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the central Plains and mid-Missouri Valley southward across Texas and eastward across the Gulf Coastal states. These thunderstorms will be capable of producing hail and locally damaging winds. In addition, heavy rain could lead to flash flooding along the Gulf Coast where Flash Flood Watches are in effect.
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Fair

55°F

13°C

Humidity 37%
Wind Speed E 17 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1019.2 mb)
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 51°F (11°C)
Last update on 18 Apr 9:53 am CDT

Current conditions at

Alexandria, Chandler Field (KAXN)

Lat: 45.87°N Lon: 95.39°W Elev: 1424ft.

For More Weather Information:

Twin Cities/Chanhassen, MN Local Forecast Office

Kensington MN

7 Day Forecast

  • Today

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    High: 69 °F

  • Tonight

    Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Showers

    Low: 49 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 54 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 34 °F

  • Monday

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 44 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Slight Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 30 °F

  • Tuesday

    Breezy

    Breezy

    High: 47 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Blustery

    Blustery

    Low: 28 °F

  • Wednesday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 10 percent chance of showers after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. East southeast wind around 15 mph.
Tonight
Showers. Low around 49. East southeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Monday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 9am, then a chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Windy, with a northwest wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain showers before 1am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 1am and 2am, then a slight chance of snow showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. Breezy, with a northwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 48. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 28. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 49. North northwest wind around 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 30. Northeast wind around 10 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: Kensington MN
 45.77°N 95.7°W (Elev. 1299 ft)
Last Update: 9:33 am CDT Apr 18, 2015
Forecast Valid: 11am CDT Apr 18, 2015-6pm CDT Apr 24, 2015
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