National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Much needed precipitation continues across the Southwest; central and eastern U.S. prepare for more winter weather

Widespread and much-needed precipitation across the Southwest will begin to spread into the Plains through Saturday. As the moisture encounters an Arctic airmass dropping down through the north-central U.S., moderate to heavy snow is expected to develop across the Midwest Saturday and then move into portions of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast on Sunday.
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Current Conditions

Dakota County

Zone Forecast

  • Today Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 20s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
  • Tonight Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow. Lows around 11. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Wind chill readings 5 below to 5 above zero.
  • Sunday Colder. Cloudy in the morning then becoming partly sunny. A 30 percent chance of snow. Near steady temperature around 12. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Wind chill readings 7 below to 3 above zero.
  • Sunday Night Colder. Partly cloudy. Lows around 3 below. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Wind chill readings 8 below to 18 below zero.
  • Monday Mostly sunny. Highs around 15. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Lowest wind chill readings 8 below to 18 below zero in the morning.
  • Monday Night Not as cold. Mostly cloudy. Lows around 8.
  • Tuesday Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow. Highs in the lower 20s.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly cloudy. Lows around 8.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny. Highs around 13.
  • Wednesday Night Colder. Mostly clear. Lows around 5 below.
  • Thursday Sunny. Highs around 11.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy. Lows around 1.
  • Friday Not as cold. Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 20s.