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.

A Few Clouds

69°F

21°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed SW 12 mph
Barometer 29.81 in (1009.0 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 May 9:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Richfield MN

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. West southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 79. East wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 63. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 79. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 63. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Memorial Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Richfield MN
 44.91°N 93.31°W (Elev. 860 ft)
7:56 am CDT May 26, 2016
10am CDT May 26, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 1, 2016
 
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