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 Monday. 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 >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 44.88°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 840ft.

Overcast

64°F

18°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 29.84 in (1010.4 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 Aug 4:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Minneapolis MN

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  High near 70. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 11pm.  Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 59. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 68. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. High near 70. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 11pm. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 59. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 68. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Calm wind.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Calm wind.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Minneapolis MN
 44.98°N 93.28°W (Elev. 850 ft)
4:11 am CDT Aug 26, 2019
5am CDT Aug 26, 2019-6pm CDT Sep 1, 2019
 
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