Severe Storms & Heavy Rainfall Possible in the Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

Scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall are possible across portions of the Plains through Sunday. Meanwhile, dry weather and gusty winds will result in critical fire weather conditions across the Great Basin and northern Rockies. Elsewhere, tropical storm Dorian in the Atlantic is expected to slowly strengthen and will likely approach the Lesser Antilles by Tuesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Mankato, Mankato Regional Airport (KMKT)

Lat: 44.22°NLon: 93.92°WElev: 1020ft.

Mostly Cloudy

66°F

19°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1020.3 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 Aug 7:56 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Mankato MN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 76. South wind around 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a west wind 5 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Sunny then
    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 72. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southeast wind around 10 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 76. South wind around 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a west wind 5 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 72. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 75. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. West northwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. North wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Mankato MN
 44.17°N 93.98°W (Elev. 1010 ft)
7:42 pm CDT Aug 24, 2019
8pm CDT Aug 24, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 31, 2019
 
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