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Heavy Snow Moves into the Rockies; Northern Plains

A storm will move from the western U.S. into the Wasatch and northern Rockies. Heavy snow, gusty winds and difficult travel conditions are likely. The storm will move into the Northern Plains toward the end of the week, with possible blizzard conditions. Elsewhere, heavy rain is possible along the central Gulf Coast and Florida while record warmth spreads into the Ohio Valley and Mid-Atlantic. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 44.88°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 840ft.

A Few Clouds

41°F

5°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 29.57 in (1001.7 mb)
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Wind Chill35°F (2°C)
Last update 22 Feb 4:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Minneapolis MN

Winter Storm Watch February 23, 06:00pm until February 25, 12:00am
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Winter Storm Watch
  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Patchy fog between 7am and 8am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Patchy Fog
    then Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 57 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of rain after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 41. Northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 41 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain before 11pm, then rain and snow between 11pm and 1am, then snow after 1am. The snow could be heavy at times.  Patchy blowing snow after 4am. Low around 30. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Rain/Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 30 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow.  Patchy blowing snow before 9am, then patchy blowing snow after 1pm. High near 31. Blustery, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 31 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow, mainly before midnight.  Patchy blowing snow before 8pm. Low around 17. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 17 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 28 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 29. West wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Patchy fog between 7am and 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of rain after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 41. Northeast wind around 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Rain before 11pm, then rain and snow between 11pm and 1am, then snow after 1am. The snow could be heavy at times. Patchy blowing snow after 4am. Low around 30. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Friday
Snow. Patchy blowing snow before 9am, then patchy blowing snow after 1pm. High near 31. Blustery, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Friday Night
Snow, mainly before midnight. Patchy blowing snow before 8pm. Low around 17. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 29. West wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.
Monday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 36. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Minneapolis MN
 44.95°N 93.28°W (Elev. 886 ft)
4:41 am CST Feb 22, 2017
5am CST Feb 22, 2017-6pm CST Feb 28, 2017
 
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