Heavy rain and isolated severe storms in portions of the West

A storm system will bring rain and thunderstorms to much of the Intermountain West and northern High Plains on Friday. Isolated severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible from northeast California to Wyoming. Heavy rain could lead to flash flooding, especially in the mountains of Wyoming.
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Current conditions at

Minneapolis - Flying Cloud Airport (KFCM)

Lat: 44.83°NLon: 93.47°WElev: 906ft.

Fair

58°F

14°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 29.87 in (1011.1 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 May 5:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NW Shakopee MN

Red Flag Warning May 6, 11:00am until May 6, 07:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 88. Breezy, with a southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 9pm and 3am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 53. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 70. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 71. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 68. East southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 68 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. East wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 53 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 65. East wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 88. Breezy, with a southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 9pm and 3am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 53. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 70. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 71. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. East southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. East wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 65. East wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NW Shakopee MN
 44.81°N 93.52°W (Elev. 699 ft)
3:25 am CDT May 6, 2016
6am CDT May 6, 2016-6pm CDT May 12, 2016
 
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