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Severe Thunderstorms & Heavy Rain in the Plains/Midwest; Clouds and Rain Threaten Eclipse Viewing for Some

While much of the nation observes today's eclipse, clouds threaten to obscure the view in parts of the Plains, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, and Southeast states. The weather could be more than just a nuisance in the north-central Plains and Midwest where scattered severe storms are possible this afternoon and evening. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, and flash floods are possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 44.88°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 840ft.

Mostly Cloudy

78°F

26°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.1 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 21 Aug 10:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Richfield MN

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 2pm and 3pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 78. East wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm.  Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 58. North northwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 75. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 74. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 2pm and 3pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 78. East wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 58. North northwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 75. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 74. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South southeast wind around 10 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. South wind around 10 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Richfield MN
 44.91°N 93.31°W (Elev. 860 ft)
10:39 am CDT Aug 21, 2017
11am CDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 27, 2017
 
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