Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur 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 will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Alexandria, Chandler Field (KAXN)

Lat: 45.87°NLon: 95.39°WElev: 1424ft.

Fair

60°F

16°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 29.82 in (1009.5 mb)
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 May 1:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Kensington MN

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Northeast 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

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 56 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 77. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 56 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Sunny, with a high near 79. East wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. East southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 77. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Memorial Day
Sunny, with a high near 79. East wind around 5 mph.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. East southeast wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. South southeast wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. South southeast wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Kensington MN
 45.77°N 95.7°W (Elev. 1299 ft)
12:27 am CDT May 27, 2016
2am CDT May 27, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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