High Flood Threat For Saturated Tennessee Valley and South; Heavy Snow Rolls Through Southwest Into Southern Rockies

A high threat for heavy to excessive rainfall near a stalled front will continue to heighten the risk for flash flooding across the saturated Tennessee Valley and South. Meanwhile, a cold system producing heavy mountain and rare low elevation snow will shift from the Southwest to the southern Rockies. This vigorous storm will impact the Eastern two-thirds of the country this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Albert Lea, Albert Lea Municipal Airport (KAEL)

Lat: 43.68°NLon: 93.37°WElev: 1260ft.

Fog/Mist

7°F

-14°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.33 in
Dewpoint 5°F (-15°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 21 Feb 10:35 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Ellendale MN

Winter Storm Watch February 23, 06:00pm until February 24, 06:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 12 by 3am. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 6 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Light south southeast wind becoming east southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 28 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow before 2am, then freezing rain, possibly mixed with snow.  Temperature rising to around 28 by 5am. East southeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Wintry
    Mix

    Low: 24 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Freezing rain before 4pm, then snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain.  High near 32. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance
    Freezing
    Drizzle then
    Wintry Mix

    High: 32 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow before 4am, then snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain.  Patchy blowing snow after 10pm. Low around 16. Windy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph becoming northwest 25 to 30 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.

    Wintry Mix
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 16 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Patchy blowing snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 20. Windy, with a west northwest wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Windy

    High: 20 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Patchy blowing snow before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Windy
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: -5 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 5. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance Snow

    High: 5 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: -5 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 12 by 3am. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Light south southeast wind becoming east southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Snow before 2am, then freezing rain, possibly mixed with snow. Temperature rising to around 28 by 5am. East southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday
Freezing rain before 4pm, then snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain. High near 32. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday Night
Snow before 4am, then snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain. Patchy blowing snow after 10pm. Low around 16. Windy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph becoming northwest 25 to 30 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.
Sunday
Patchy blowing snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 20. Windy, with a west northwest wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.
Sunday Night
Patchy blowing snow before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 5. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Tuesday
Snow likely, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 11. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. Northeast wind around 10 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 11. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -1. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 15. West wind around 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Ellendale MN
 43.88°N 93.3°W (Elev. 1289 ft)
8:27 pm CST Feb 21, 2019
10pm CST Feb 21, 2019-6pm CST Feb 28, 2019
 
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