Dangerous Heat Wave for the West; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain for Upper Midwest

A sweltering and long duration heat wave will build across the West this weekend through much of next week. Excessive heat warnings/watches along with heat advisories are in effect from the Southwest to the Northwest. Dangerous heat is also persisting across the southern Plains. Meanwhile, severe storms are likely in the Upper Midwest with heavy rain/flooding, damaging winds, hail, and tornadoes. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Hutchinson, Hutchinson Municipal Airport-Butler Field (KHCD)

Lat: 44.86°NLon: 94.39°WElev: 1047ft.

Thunderstorm Heavy Rain

66°F

19°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed E 15 G 20 mph
Barometer 29.99 in
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 14 Aug 10:15 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Hutchinson MN

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds, heavy rain, and frequent lightning.  High near 87. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    and Breezy

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds, and frequent lightning.  Low around 52. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    and Breezy
    then Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 76. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 53. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds, heavy rain, and frequent lightning. High near 87. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds, and frequent lightning. Low around 52. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 76. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 53. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. South southwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Hutchinson MN
 44.9°N 94.37°W (Elev. 1099 ft)
8:38 am CDT Aug 14, 2020
10am CDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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