National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Unsettled weather in store for eastern U.S. into weekend

A complex weather system moving across the eastern U.S. will bring a variety of hazardous weather to the region on Friday and into the weekend. Much colder weather is expected by Saturday, along with numerous showers and accumulating snow in the higher elevations of the Appalachians. Rain and snow will move into northern New England on Sunday.
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Current Conditions

Dakota County

Zone Forecast

  • Today Colder...sunny. Highs in the upper 30s. North winds 10 to 15 mph.
  • Tonight Clear. Lows in the mid 20s in the metro and in the lower 20s in outlying areas. Northeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the south after midnight.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
  • Saturday Night Not as cold. Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy. Lows near 40.
  • Monday Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the mid 50s.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy. A slight chance of rain in the evening...then a slight chance of rain and snow after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.
  • Tuesday Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs in the upper 40s.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s.
  • Wednesday Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.
  • Thursday Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s.