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Heavy snow forecast for parts of Upper Midwest and western Great Lakes

A cold air mass behind a cold front will bring below-normal temperatures across much of the eastern and northern U.S. on Wednesday and allow for snow, heavy at times, to develop across parts of the Upper Midwest and western Great Lakes, mainly from central Minnesota to northern Michigan. Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories are in effect across the region.
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Mankato MN

7 Day Forecast

Twin Cities/Chanhassen, MN

NWS Weather Forecast Office

Today

Rain Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Rain
Likely

High: 49 °F

Tonight

Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Rain/Snow
Likely

Low: 27 °F

Thursday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 42 °F

Thursday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 28 °F

Friday

Slight Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Rain/Snow

High: 47 °F

Friday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 35 °F

Saturday

Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Rain

High: 57 °F

Saturday
Night

Rain Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Rain
Likely

Low: 44 °F

Sunday

Rain Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Rain
Likely

High: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Rain likely, mainly after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 49. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
  • Tonight Rain and snow likely before midnight, then a slight chance of snow between midnight and 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 27. Blustery, with an east northeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Thursday Partly sunny, with a high near 42. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Friday A slight chance of rain and snow before 1pm, then a slight chance of rain between 1pm and 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 47. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. East wind around 10 mph.
  • Saturday A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
  • Saturday Night Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Sunday Rain likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 59. North northwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Sunday Night A 20 percent chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.
  • Monday Sunny, with a high near 66. South wind around 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.
  • Monday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 43. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.
  • Tuesday Sunny, with a high near 70. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

 

Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Blue Earth County, MN