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Heavy Lake Effect Snow likely for the Great Lakes; Heavy Mountain Snow with Areas of Lower Elevation Snow and Freezing Rain in the West, Breezy and Cold in the Northern Plains

Lake Effect Snow Warnings are in effect for the Great Lakes with 2 to 3 feet storm total snow possible. Arctic Air extends across much of the U.S. with breezy winds and temperatures 15-35 degrees below normal in the Northern Plains. Out west, heavy mountain snow and some low elevation snow and freezing rain forecast as a warmer weather system interacts with the Arctic airmass. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 44.88°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 840ft.

Light Snow

17°F

-8°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed W 17 G 23 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1017.8 mb)
Dewpoint 9°F (-13°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Wind Chill1°F (-17°C)
Last update 7 Dec 8:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Richfield MN

  • Today

    Today: Scattered flurries before 4pm, then scattered snow showers, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    High: 18 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 16. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 16 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 21. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 21 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 17. West northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 17 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow likely, mainly after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 20. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow
    Likely

    High: 20 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow, mainly before midnight.  Low around 17. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow then
    Chance Snow

    Low: 17 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 14 by 5pm. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 20 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered flurries before 4pm, then scattered snow showers, mainly after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Scattered snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 16. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 21. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 17. West northwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph after midnight.
Saturday
Snow likely, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 20. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Snow, mainly before midnight. Low around 17. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 14 by 5pm. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 13. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. West wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 8. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Richfield MN
 44.91°N 93.31°W (Elev. 860 ft)
8:40 am CST Dec 7, 2016
9am CST Dec 7, 2016-6pm CST Dec 13, 2016
 
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