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Severe weather possible for parts of central, northern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon and evening across portions of the central and northern Plains, from northeastern Nebraska across parts of eastern and northern South Dakota. Large hail will be the main risk, though a tornado or two is possible, as well.
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Mankato MN

7 Day Forecast

Today

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

High: 68 °F

Tonight

Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Thunderstorms

Low: 55 °F

Wednesday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 70 °F

Wednesday
Night

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

Low: 57 °F

Thursday

Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Showers
Likely

High: 65 °F

Thursday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 45 °F

Friday

Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Showers

High: 51 °F

Friday
Night

Breezy

Breezy

Low: 37 °F

Saturday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Southeast wind around 15 mph.
  • Tonight Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 55. South southeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Wednesday A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1pm and 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 70. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Wednesday Night A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.
  • Thursday Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
  • Friday A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 51. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. West wind 5 to 10 mph.