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Severe weather possible for parts of northern, central Plains and Upper Midwest

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening for parts of the northern and central Plains and Upper Midwest. The areas at risk include parts of western ND, eastern SD, northeastern NE, southwestern MN and northwestern IA. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats, but a tornado or two could occur, as well.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Olmsted County

Zone Forecast

  • Rest Of Today Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. South winds around 5 mph.
  • Tonight Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the upper 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.
  • Thursday Partly sunny. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning. Highs in the upper 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent. Highest heat index readings around 95 in the afternoon.
  • Thursday Night Mostly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the upper 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Highest heat index readings around 95 in the evening.
  • Friday Mostly sunny. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. Northwest winds around 5 mph. Highest heat index readings around 95 in the afternoon.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.
  • Saturday Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s.
  • Saturday Night Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.
  • Sunday Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s.
  • Monday Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s.