Severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain possible for portions of the plains

A stationary front will keep scattered showers and thunderstorms in the forecast today and Thursday for much of the plains. Some thunderstorms may be severe today across portions of the central/northern High Plains. Atrong storms are also possible in northern New England today. Hot temperatures will continue across portions of the Desert Southwest and Inter-mountain West.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Minneapolis - Flying Cloud Airport (KFCM)

Lat: 44.83°NLon: 93.47°WElev: 906ft.

Fair

80°F

27°C

Humidity 31%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.04 in (1017.0 mb)
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 29 Jun 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chaska MN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 53. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 53 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 74. North wind around 5 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 78. South southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. South southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph after midnight.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 53. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 74. North wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 78. South southeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. South southeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Independence Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind around 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Chaska MN
 44.83°N 93.61°W (Elev. 988 ft)
3:08 pm CDT Jun 29, 2016
4pm CDT Jun 29, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 6, 2016
 
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