Heavy Rain In The Plains; Poor Air Quality Out West

A slow moving weather system in the central U.S. will bring locally heavy rain to much of the Plains this weekend. Isolated flash flooding is possible in this area. Meanwhile, smoke from ongoing wildfires will continue to cause poor air quality across much of the interior West, although fire weather conditions are generally improving in this region. Read More >

Current conditions at

Minneapolis, Airlake Airport (KLVN)

Lat: 44.63°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 961ft.

Fair

64°F

18°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.08 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Aug 11:35 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Apple Valley MN

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Areas of smoke. Clear, with a low around 62. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Areas Smoke

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Areas of smoke. Sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Areas Smoke

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Areas of smoke. Mostly clear, with a low around 64. South southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Areas Smoke

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Areas of smoke before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Areas Smoke
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 75. North wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Areas of smoke. Clear, with a low around 62. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Saturday
Areas of smoke. Sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Areas of smoke. Mostly clear, with a low around 64. South southeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Areas of smoke before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South southeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. 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 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 75. North wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 79. West wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. South southwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 10 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Apple Valley MN
 44.74°N 93.19°W (Elev. 1030 ft)
10:13 pm CDT Aug 17, 2018
12am CDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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