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

Owatonna Degner Regional Airport (KOWA)

Lat: 44.12°NLon: 93.26°WElev: 1129ft.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 34%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 29.86 in
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 26 May 3:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Owatonna MN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 81. West southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 62. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 78. South wind 5 to 10 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, mainly after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  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 75. South 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: 75 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light west southwest  after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 81. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 62. Southeast wind around 5 mph. 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, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 78. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind 5 to 10 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 75. South wind around 5 mph. 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 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light west southwest after midnight.
Memorial Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South southeast wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Owatonna MN
 44.07°N 93.23°W (Elev. 1201 ft)
2:55 pm CDT May 26, 2016
3pm CDT May 26, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 1, 2016
 
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