Major Storm System Bringing A Plethora Of Impacts To The Central And Eastern U.S. This Weekend

A powerful storm system will track from the Plains to the Great Lakes region this weekend. On the cold side of the storm, heavy snow with blizzard conditions are expected over portions of the central and northern Plains to the upper Great Lakes. Severe thunderstorms, heavy rainfall, and flash flooding will be possible over the lower Mississippi, Tennessee, and Ohio Valley. Read More >

Current conditions at

Albert Lea, Albert Lea Municipal Airport (KAEL)

Lat: 43.68°NLon: 93.37°WElev: 1260ft.

Snow

28°F

-2°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed NW 15 G 29 mph
Barometer 29.47 in
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 1.00 mi
Wind Chill16°F (-9°C)
Last update 23 Feb 11:15 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Albert Lea MN

Blizzard Warning until February 24, 06:00pm
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Blizzard Warning
  •  
    Blizzard Warning until February 24, 06:00pm

    NOW until
    6:00pm Sun

    Blizzard Warning

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow, mainly before 4am. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 2am. Low around 12. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 35 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 10 to 14 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 12 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Widespread blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 8 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -16. Windy, with a west northwest wind 30 to 35 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.

    Blowing Snow
    and Windy

    High: 14 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Areas of blowing snow before 10pm. Increasing clouds, with a low around -7. Wind chill values as low as -24. Windy, with a west northwest wind 20 to 30 mph decreasing to 10 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.

    Areas Blowing
    Snow and
    Windy then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -7 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly before noon.  Cloudy and cold, with a high near 4. Wind chill values as low as -24. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    High: 4 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: -7 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 10. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance Snow

    High: 10 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 4. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 4 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 12. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 12 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow, mainly before 4am. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible. Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 2am. Low around 12. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 35 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 10 to 14 inches possible.
Sunday
Widespread blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 8 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -16. Windy, with a west northwest wind 30 to 35 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.
Sunday Night
Areas of blowing snow before 10pm. Increasing clouds, with a low around -7. Wind chill values as low as -24. Windy, with a west northwest wind 20 to 30 mph decreasing to 10 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly before noon. Cloudy and cold, with a high near 4. Wind chill values as low as -24. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 10. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 4. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.
Wednesday
Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 12. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -3. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 16. West wind around 5 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. South wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 12. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Albert Lea MN
 43.65°N 93.36°W (Elev. 1198 ft)
10:42 pm CST Feb 23, 2019
11pm CST Feb 23, 2019-6pm CST Mar 2, 2019
 
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