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.

Mostly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 36%
Wind Speed SW 8 mph
Barometer 29.78 in (1008.0 mb)
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 26 May 5:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Richfield MN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 63. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7am and 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 78. East wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 62. East southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 77. East wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °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 calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 63. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7am and 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 78. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 62. East southeast wind around 5 mph. 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 77. East wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 60%. 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. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Northwest 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 calm in the evening.
Memorial Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. 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 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. West northwest wind around 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Richfield MN
 44.91°N 93.31°W (Elev. 860 ft)
4:10 pm CDT May 26, 2016
5pm CDT May 26, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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