Severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain possible from portions of the central plains to the Upper Midwest

Severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain possible from portions of the central plains to the Upper Midwest this afternoon and evening. Strong, damaging winds and large hail are possible. An isolated tornado or two may occur. Strong thunderstorms are also possible from coastal South Carolina to south Georgia.
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Current conditions at

Mankato, Mankato Regional Airport (KMKT)

Lat: 44.22°NLon: 93.92°WElev: 1020ft.

A Few Clouds

31°C

88°F

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed SW 26 G 41 km/h
Barometer 29.77 in
Dewpoint 21°C (70°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index34°C (93°F)
Last update 25 Jun 5:55 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Mapleton MN

Severe T-storm Watch until June 25, 11:00pm
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Severe T-storm Watch
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    Severe T-storm Watch until June 25, 11:00pm

    NOW until
    11:00pm Sat

    Severe T-storm Watch

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 17. West wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 17 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 30. West wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 30 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 16. West wind 10 to 20 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 16 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 24. Northwest wind 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 24 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 12. North wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 12 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 24. North wind around 10 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 24 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 13. North northwest wind around 10 km/h becoming south after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 13 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 25. South southwest wind around 10 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 25 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 17. West wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 30. West wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16. West wind 10 to 20 km/h.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 24. Northwest wind 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 12. North wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 24. North wind around 10 km/h.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 13. North northwest wind around 10 km/h becoming south after midnight.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 25. South southwest wind around 10 km/h.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 15. South southwest wind around 10 km/h.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 15. West northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 26. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. North wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming east after midnight.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. East southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.
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Point Forecast:
Mapleton MN
 43.93°N 93.95°W (Elev. 310 m)
5:39 pm CDT Jun 25, 2016
6pm CDT Jun 25, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 2, 2016
 
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