Enhanced Risk for Severe Thunderstorms Across the Upper Midwest; Flash Flooding Possible from the Upper Midwest to Southern Plains and Desert Southwest Through Friday

Portions of the Upper Midwest will see an increased threat for severe thunderstorms through this evening, with a few strong tornadoes possible. The same region remains on alert for additional flash flood concerns. Heavy rainfall may lead to flash flooding across the Desert Southwest today, and Southern Plains by Friday. Finally, Major-to-record river flooding continues across the Carolinas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Albert Lea, Albert Lea Municipal Airport (KAEL)

Lat: 43.68°NLon: 93.37°WElev: 1260ft.

Partly Cloudy

72°F

22°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed SE 17 mph
Barometer 29.65 in
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 20 Sep 3:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Albert Lea MN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers between 1am and 2am. Some of the storms could be severe.  Low around 51. South southwest wind around 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 51 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    High: 57 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 39. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 39 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 64. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46. South wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 46 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 71. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers between 1am and 2am. Some of the storms could be severe. Low around 51. South southwest wind around 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 64. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46. South wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 71. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Albert Lea MN
 43.65°N 93.36°W (Elev. 1198 ft)
2:26 pm CDT Sep 20, 2018
3pm CDT Sep 20, 2018-6pm CDT Sep 26, 2018
 
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