Heavy Rainfall Possible Across the Central U.S.; Poor Air Quality Across the Northwest and North Central States

Thunderstorms will produce locally heavy rainfall and possibly some flash flooding across central portions of the country through tonight, with a few strong to locally severe thunderstorms possible. Otherwise, smoke from the wildfires burning across western North America will continue to create poor air quality across northern portions of the country. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Albert Lea, Albert Lea Municipal Airport (KAEL)

Lat: 43.68°NLon: 93.37°WElev: 1260ft.

Partly Cloudy

81°F

27°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed SE 13 mph
Barometer 29.93 in
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 19 Aug 2:35 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Albert Lea MN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4am.  Patchy fog between 10pm and 1am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 63. East southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7am, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 7am and 1pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  High near 72. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 73. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 73 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 76. West northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54. South southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 77. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4am. Patchy fog between 10pm and 1am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 63. East southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7am, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 7am and 1pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. High near 72. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 73. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 76. West northwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54. South southwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 77. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South southwest wind around 5 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Albert Lea MN
 43.65°N 93.36°W (Elev. 1198 ft)
1:57 pm CDT Aug 19, 2018
2pm CDT Aug 19, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 25, 2018
 
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