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Heat Wave in Central U.S.

Dangerous heat will continue in the Nation's mid-section on Tuesday. Combined with high humidity, this will lead to Heat Index temperatures ranging from 100 to 110 degrees Fahrenheit across parts of the Plains and mid-South. Heat Advisories and Excessive Heat Warnings are in effect. If you must be outside, slow down and drink plenty of water.
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Current conditions at

Minneapolis, Crystal Airport (KMIC)

Lat: 45.06°NLon: 93.35°WElev: 866ft.

Fair

76°F

24°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed SE 15 mph
Barometer 29.77 in (1007.5 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index77°F (25°C)
Last update 28 Jul 4:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Medicine Lake MN

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South southeast wind around 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4pm.  High near 85. South southeast wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 63. West wind around 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 81. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. West wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 85. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 83. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South southeast wind around 15 mph.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4pm. High near 85. South southeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 63. West wind around 15 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 81. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. West wind 5 to 15 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 85. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 83. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Medicine Lake MN
 45°N 93.43°W (Elev. 928 ft)
4:53 am CDT Jul 28, 2015
5am CDT Jul 28, 2015-6pm CDT Aug 3, 2015
 
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