Heavy Rainfall And Severe Weather Potential From The Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains; Western Fire Weather Threats Remain Elevated

A low pressure system and front moving through the Mississippi Valley may yield heavy to excessive rainfall and the threat for some severe thunderstorms from parts of the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains. Fire weather threats will remain elevated across the Northwest into the northern Rockies, as a system from the Pacific moves into and through the area over the next few days. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Mankato, Mankato Regional Airport (KMKT)

Lat: 44.22°NLon: 93.92°WElev: 1020ft.

Fair

78°F

26°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed NE 6 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.0 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 16 Aug 10:56 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Mankato MN

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. North wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 61. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Heavy Rain
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Areas of fog before 9am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 85. North wind around 5 mph.

    Areas Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. South southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 62. North northeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. North wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. North wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 61. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 85. North wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. South southeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 62. North northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. North wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. North northwest wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 77. West wind around 5 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Mankato MN
 44.17°N 93.98°W (Elev. 1010 ft)
10:39 am CDT Aug 16, 2018
11am CDT Aug 16, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 22, 2018
 
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