Severe Storms Across Portions of the Central U.S.; Wet and Windy in the Northwest

A few severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and large hail are expected this today across Kentucky, northeast Minnesota, and from southeast Colorado into the Oklahoma Panhandle. These storms may produce heavy rain and flooding in Kentucky. A strong cold front will sweep through the Northwest U.S. with rain, mountain snow and high winds. Heat and record high temperatures persist in the South. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ely, Ely Municipal Airport (KELO)

Lat: 47.82°NLon: 91.83°WElev: 1457ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity

63°F

17°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 29.63 in
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 May 2:35 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ely MN

Severe T-storm Watch until May 18, 08:00pm
Flood Warning until May 25, 05:00pm
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Severe T-storm Watch
Flood Warning
  •  
    Severe T-storm Watch until May 18, 08:00pm
    Flood Warning until May 25, 05:00pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm.  High near 63. Southwest wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    High: 63 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 59 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers.  Low around 41. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 41 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 56 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 49 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Widespread frost, mainly after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Frost

    Low: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. High near 63. Southwest wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers likely, mainly after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers. Low around 41. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Widespread frost, mainly after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Widespread frost, mainly before 7am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 53. Light northwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Areas of frost after 1am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 32. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Monday
Areas of frost. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Light south wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. South wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 60. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Ely MN
 47.89°N 91.88°W
2:27 pm CDT May 18, 2022
2pm CDT May 18, 2022-6pm CDT May 24, 2022
 
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