Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A strong winter storm across the west is currently producing heavy mountain snow, strong/high winds, and heavy low elevation rain to parts of the Pacific Northwest, Great Basin, California and the northern/central Rockies. Impacts are expected to continue through Sunday. Across the High Plains, strong winds and dry air will support Critical to Elevated fire weather conditions through the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)

Lat: 44.88°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 840ft.

Mostly Cloudy

61°F

16°C

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed SE 16 mph
Barometer 29.69 in (1005.8 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 2 Mar 4:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Minneapolis MN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of sprinkles after 1am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 36. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight.

    Chance
    Sprinkles

    Low: 36 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain and snow before 2pm, then a slight chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 48. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 48 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain before 7pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 28. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 28 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 47. North wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 26. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east northeast after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 26 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of sprinkles after 1am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 36. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
Monday
A chance of rain and snow before 2pm, then a slight chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 48. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain before 7pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 28. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 47. North wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 26. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east northeast after midnight.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday
A chance of rain before 8am, then a chance of snow between 8am and noon, then a chance of rain after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. East northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 44. North wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. North wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. North northwest wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Minneapolis MN
 44.95°N 93.28°W (Elev. 886 ft)
4:08 pm CST Mar 2, 2024
5pm CST Mar 2, 2024-6pm CST Mar 9, 2024
 
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