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Elevated fire weather conditions persist on Tuesday

The risk for wildfires is elevated on Tuesday in portions of the Northwest. The combination of warm, windy and dry conditions will cause any fire that develops to potentially spread rapidly. These conditions are expected to persist through Tuesday evening. Numerous Red Flag Warnings have been issued.
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Current conditions at

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

Lat: 44.88°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 840ft.

A Few Clouds

71°F

22°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1012.7 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 Aug 9:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Richfield MN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 58. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 79. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. East southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. East southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Clear, with a low around 58. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 79. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. East southeast wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. East southeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. East wind around 5 mph.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Richfield MN
 44.91°N 93.31°W (Elev. 860 ft)
9:44 pm CDT Aug 3, 2015
10pm CDT Aug 3, 2015-6pm CDT Aug 10, 2015
 
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