Midwest Heavy Rain and Severe Storms; Poor Air Quality and Elevated Fire Threats In the Northwest; Hurricane Lane Rolls Through Central Pacific

An area of low pressure is expected to lift up through the Midwest and intensify, while producing possible excessive rainfall and severe storms across the Mississippi Valley into the Ohio/Tennessee Valleys. Smoke from wildfires will continue to create poor air quality across parts of Western region. Hurricane Lane continues to move west through the Central Pacific, well east-southeast of Hawaii. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Benson Municipal Airport (KBBB)

Lat: 45.33°NLon: 95.65°WElev: 1030ft.

Light Rain

66°F

19°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed N 8 mph
Barometer 29.97 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 2:15 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Benson MN

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 62. North northeast wind around 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Heavy Rain
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 71 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. North wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 78. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. South southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 78. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a low around 62. North northeast wind around 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. North wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 78. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. South southwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 78. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Benson MN
 45.32°N 95.61°W (Elev. 1043 ft)
11:57 pm CDT Aug 19, 2018
2am CDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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