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

Redwood Falls Municipal Airport (KRWF)

Lat: 44.55°NLon: 95.08°WElev: 1020ft.

Mostly Cloudy

75°F

24°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed SE 12 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1012.5 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 14 Aug 9:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Springfield MN

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds, heavy rain, and frequent lightning.  High near 88. Heat index values as high as 95. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    then Severe
    Thunderstorms
    and Breezy

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds, and frequent lightning.  Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 53. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    then Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 81. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °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 80. North northwest wind 5 to 10 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 wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds, heavy rain, and frequent lightning. High near 88. Heat index values as high as 95. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds, and frequent lightning. Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 53. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 81. West southwest 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 80. North northwest wind 5 to 10 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 wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. South southwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Springfield MN
 44.23°N 94.97°W (Elev. 1017 ft)
8:38 am CDT Aug 14, 2020
10am CDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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