Heavy Rain Threat Along Central Gulf Coast; Severe Weather Possible Across Upper Midwest

Heavy rainfall remains likely along the central Gulf Coast through Friday, from southeast Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle. This rainfall may be excessive and produce flash flooding across the saturated region. Meanwhile, a strong cold front will push into the Upper Midwest and may trigger severe thunderstorms today. These storms may contain hail and damaging winds from Minnesota to Nebraska. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Albert Lea, Albert Lea Municipal Airport (KAEL)

Lat: 43.68°NLon: 93.37°WElev: 1260ft.

Fair

84°F

29°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed S 20 G 26 mph
Barometer 29.80 in
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 16 Sep 5:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ENE Kiester MN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 59. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west southwest 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Showers
    Likely

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then a slight chance of showers between 10am and 1pm.  Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 69. North wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 69 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 74. Light east southeast wind becoming south southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 61. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 84 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 59. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west southwest 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then a slight chance of showers between 10am and 1pm. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 69. North wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 74. Light east southeast wind becoming south southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 61. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 65. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 64. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 68. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ENE Kiester MN
 43.56°N 93.66°W (Elev. 1329 ft)
3:25 pm CDT Sep 16, 2021
5pm CDT Sep 16, 2021-6pm CDT Sep 23, 2021
 
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