Winter Storm Bringing Hazardous Travel from the Plains to the Northeast through this Weekend

A sprawling winter storm will create hazardous travel conditions from the Plains into the Northeastern U.S. through this weekend. Areas of moderate to heavy snow are forecast over much of the Upper Midwest, Great Lakes, and the interior Northeast and northern New England. Freezing rain is expected from the southern Plains into the Mid Mississippi Valley, and the Mid Atlantic region. Read More >

Current conditions at

Albert Lea, Albert Lea Municipal Airport (KAEL)

Lat: 43.68°NLon: 93.37°WElev: 1260ft.

Fog/Mist

23°F

-5°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed SE 20 G 30 mph
Barometer 29.98 in
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Wind Chill8°F (-13°C)
Last update 17 Jan 7:55 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Wells MN

Winter Storm Warning until January 18, 06:00pm
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Winter Storm Warning
  •  
    Winter Storm Warning until January 18, 06:00pm

    NOW until
    6:00pm Sat

    Winter Storm Warning

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Freezing rain, possibly mixed with snow, becoming all snow after 2am.  Temperature rising to around 27 by 1am. Breezy, with a southeast wind 20 to 25 mph becoming south southeast 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.  Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Wintry Mix
    and Breezy
    then Wintry
    Mix

    Low: 22 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly before 9am.  Patchy blowing snow after 7am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 2 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -23. Windy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 21 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Areas of blowing snow before 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around -8. Wind chill values as low as -30. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Areas Blowing
    Snow and
    Blustery

    Low: -8 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny and cold, with a high near -1. Wind chill values as low as -28. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Cold

    High: -1 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around -5. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -5 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 3. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Cold

    High: 3 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -8. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -8 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 20. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 20 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Freezing rain, possibly mixed with snow, becoming all snow after 2am. Temperature rising to around 27 by 1am. Breezy, with a southeast wind 20 to 25 mph becoming south southeast 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly before 9am. Patchy blowing snow after 7am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 2 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -23. Windy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday Night
Areas of blowing snow before 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around -8. Wind chill values as low as -30. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny and cold, with a high near -1. Wind chill values as low as -28. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around -5. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
M.L.King Day
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 3. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -8. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 20. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 22 by 4am. South wind around 15 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. South wind around 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 30. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 36. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 28. South wind around 5 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 32. North wind 5 to 15 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Wells MN
 43.76°N 93.72°W (Elev. 1161 ft)
5:40 pm CST Jan 17, 2020
8pm CST Jan 17, 2020-6pm CST Jan 24, 2020
 
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