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

Mankato, Mankato Regional Airport (KMKT)

Lat: 44.22°NLon: 93.92°WElev: 1020ft.

Fair

24°C

75°F

Humidity 39%
Wind Speed S 9 km/h
Barometer 29.85 in
Dewpoint 9°C (48°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 26 May 8:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Mapleton MN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 17. East southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 17 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. South wind around 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 26 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 17 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. South wind 10 to 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 24 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. West wind 5 to 10 km/h.  New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 16 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 26. West northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 26 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Northwest wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming southwest after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 16 °C

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Southeast wind around 10 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 16 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 17. East southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. South wind around 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. South wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. West wind 5 to 10 km/h. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 26. West northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Northwest wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming southwest after midnight.
Memorial Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Southeast wind around 10 km/h.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. South southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. South southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 24. South wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. West southwest wind around 15 km/h.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. West northwest wind around 15 km/h.
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Point Forecast:
Mapleton MN
 43.93°N 93.95°W (Elev. 310 m)
7:11 pm CDT May 26, 2016
8pm CDT May 26, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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