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Heavy rain and potential flooding in the Plains

A slow-moving weather system with abundant moisture will bring heavy rainfall across portions of the Central and Southern Plains Saturday. Soils in the region are already saturated from recent rainfall, so flash flooding and river flooding are likely.
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Current conditions at

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

Lat: 44.88°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 840ft.

Mostly Cloudy

62°F

17°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 30.26 in (1024.5 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 May 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Richfield MN

  • Today

    Isolated Sprinkles Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Sprinkles

    High: 72 °F

  • Tonight

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 70 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 59 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated sprinkles before noon, then isolated showers between noon and 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 58. East southeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7am and 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 70. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 59. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Memorial Day
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 74. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. West wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. West wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. East wind around 10 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. East southeast wind around 10 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Richfield MN
 44.91°N 93.31°W (Elev. 860 ft)
7:23 am CDT May 23, 2015
10am CDT May 23, 2015-6pm CDT May 29, 2015
 
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