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Severe weather threat continues and flash flooding returns to portions of the Plains Thursday

The severe weather threat will continue over portions of the Plains on Thursday. Large hail and damaging winds are the primary threats. Moderate to heavy rain will also be possible, mainly across the southern Plains, returning the flash flood threat to an area with already saturated soils.
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Current conditions at

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

Lat: 44.88°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 840ft.

Partly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 38%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.98 in (1014.9 mb)
Dewpoint 51°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 27 May 8:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Minneapolis MN

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 71 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.
Thursday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 71. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 48. North wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. North northeast wind around 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 66. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Southeast wind around 10 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South southeast wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind around 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Minneapolis MN
 44.95°N 93.28°W (Elev. 886 ft)
8:03 pm CDT May 27, 2015
10pm CDT May 27, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 3, 2015
 
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