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Strong Winter Storm to Impact Portions of Plains and Midwest This Weekend

A strong winter storm will track from the southern High Plains to the Great Lakes this weekend. Blizzard conditions are forecast across many states from the Rockies to the Upper Midwest. Travel will be difficult, if not impossible, in these areas due to heavy snow combined with these strong winds. Read More >

Current conditions at

Albert Lea, Albert Lea Municipal Airport (KAEL)

Lat: 43.68° N Lon: 93.37° W Elev: 1260 ft.




Humidity 61%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.87 in
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Jan 1:35 pm CST
Detailed forecast for

Freeborn County

Mostly cloudy. Areas of fog in the morning. Highs in the upper 30s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of freezing rain and snow in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 30s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Freezing rain likely, possibly mixed with snow and sleet in the evening, then freezing rain, sleet, possibly mixed with rain and snow after midnight. Patchy blowing and drifting snow after midnight. Snow and sleet accumulation less than 1 inch. Ice accumulation up to two tenths of an inch. Near steady temperature around 30. Northeast winds 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Breezy. Snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain. Patchy blowing and drifting snow. Snow accumulation of 4 to 6 inches. Ice accumulation up to one tenth of an inch. Highs in the lower 30s. Northeast winds 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Monday Night
Colder. Patchy blowing and drifting snow in the evening. Snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain in the evening, then a chance of snow after midnight. Snow accumulation around 1 inch. Total snow accumulation 5 to 8 inches. Lows around 15. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.
Tuesday Through Wednesday
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 20s. Lows around 8.
Wednesday Night And Thursday
Partly cloudy. Lows around 14. Highs in the lower 30s.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s.
Partly cloudy. A slight chance of snow in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 30s.

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427 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

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