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

Appleton Municipal Airport (KAQP)

Lat: 45.22°NLon: 96°WElev: 1017ft.

Fog

57°F

14°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.09 in
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 0.25 mi
Last update 18 Aug 5:10 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Appleton MN

  • Today

    Today: Patchy smoke. Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Light southeast wind becoming south southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Patchy Fog
    then Patchy
    Smoke

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy smoke. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Patchy Smoke

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy smoke before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 62. North wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °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 54. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 80. West wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy smoke. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Light southeast wind becoming south southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Tonight
Patchy smoke. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy smoke before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 62. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 80. West wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 60. South wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 10 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South southwest wind around 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Appleton MN
 45.19°N 96.03°W (Elev. 1001 ft)
3:56 am CDT Aug 18, 2018
5am CDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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