Dangerous Heat Building in the West; Severe Storms in the Upper Midwest

A long duration heat wave will build across the Southwest, California, and Pacific Northwest. Dangerous heat is also forecast for the Great Basin and South Plains. Severe storms in the Upper Midwest may have locally heavy rain, damaging winds, and very large hail. Heavy rain and flooding will also be possible in the Deep South and Appalachians. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

St. James Municipal Airport (KJYG)

Lat: 43.99°NLon: 94.55°WElev: 1063ft.

Fog/Mist

72°F

22°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed S 10 G 17 mph
Barometer 29.93 in
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 14 Aug 8:35 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Madelia MN

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds, and frequent lightning.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Sunny
    then Severe
    Thunderstorms
    and Breezy

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds, and frequent lightning.  Low around 52. West wind 10 to 15 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
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Saturday

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

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 80. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 56. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 56 °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 79. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds, and frequent lightning. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds, and frequent lightning. Low around 52. West wind 10 to 15 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 southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 80. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 56. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
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 79. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. South wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Madelia MN
 44.06°N 94.43°W (Elev. 1027 ft)
8:38 am CDT Aug 14, 2020
8am CDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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