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Heavy lake-effect snow continues across lower Great Lakes

Another round of heavy lake-effect snow is forecast for the Great Lakes through mid-day Friday. An additional 30 inches or more could fall in some locations, on top of the impressive amounts that have fallen already. This will result in very difficult or nearly impossible travel at times in the heaviest snow bands. The snow should taper off during the morning on Friday.
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Mapleton MN

7 Day Forecast

This
Afternoon

Sunny

Sunny

High: -8 °C

Tonight

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: -17 °C

Friday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: -2 °C

Friday
Night

Wintry Mix Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Wintry
Mix

Low: -4 °C

Saturday

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

High: 4 °C

Saturday
Night

Slight Chance Drizzle

Slight Chc
Drizzle

Low: 1 °C

Sunday

Chance Rain/Sleet Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Rain/Sleet

High: 4 °C

Sunday
Night

Snow/Sleet Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Snow/Sleet

Low: -3 °C

Monday

Blowing Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Blowing
Snow

High: -1 °C

Detailed Forecast

  • This Afternoon Sunny, with a high near -8. West northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
  • Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around -17. Wind chill values as low as -24. West northwest wind around 10 km/h becoming south southeast after midnight.
  • Friday Partly sunny, with a high near -2. Wind chill values as low as -24. South wind 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the morning.
  • Friday Night A slight chance of freezing drizzle and sleet between midnight and 3am, then a slight chance of snow, freezing drizzle, and sleet after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around -4. South wind 20 to 25 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Saturday Mostly cloudy, with a high near 4. South southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h.
  • Saturday Night A slight chance of drizzle. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. South wind 15 to 20 km/h.
  • Sunday A chance of rain before 2pm, then a chance of rain and sleet. Cloudy, with a high near 4. South wind 15 to 20 km/h becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Sunday Night A chance of rain, snow, and sleet. Cloudy, with a low around -3. West northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Monday Areas of blowing snow and a chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near -1. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 30 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Monday Night Areas of blowing snow and a chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around -9. Blustery, with a northwest wind 30 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Tuesday Partly sunny, with a high near -6. Northwest wind 25 to 30 km/h decreasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around -11. Southwest wind around 15 km/h.
  • Wednesday Partly sunny, with a high near -3. West southwest wind around 15 km/h.