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

Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)

Lat: 44.88°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 840ft.

Partly Cloudy

66°F

19°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 29.84 in (1009.9 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 May 6:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Minneapolis MN

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming east in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8am and 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

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

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming east in the evening.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8am and 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South southwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Memorial Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South southwest wind around 5 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Minneapolis MN
 44.95°N 93.28°W (Elev. 886 ft)
6:25 am CDT May 24, 2016
7am CDT May 24, 2016-6pm CDT May 30, 2016
 
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