Severe Thunderstorms in the Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat in the Central U.S.

Severe thunderstorms, capable of severe wind (locally exceeding hurricane force), very large hail, flash flooding, and a few tornadoes, are possible late this afternoon into tonight across portions of the of the Upper Midwest into the southern Great Lakes. Excessive heat covers much of the central third of the country and is expected to persist into the weekend over the south-central states. Read More >

Current conditions at

Owatonna Degner Regional Airport (KOWA)

Lat: 44.12°NLon: 93.26°WElev: 1129ft.

Partly Cloudy

72°F

22°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed SE 12 mph
Barometer 29.99 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 Jul 10:33 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Owatonna MN

Heat Advisory until July 28, 09:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  •  
    Heat Advisory until July 28, 09:00pm

    NOW until
    9:00pm Wed

    Heat Advisory

  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 102. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 9pm and midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Areas of smoke after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. North wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Areas
    Smoke

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 84. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 58. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 102. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 9pm and midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight.
Thursday
Areas of smoke after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. North wind around 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 84. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 58. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 78. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the morning.
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Point Forecast:
Owatonna MN
 44.1°N 93.23°W (Elev. 1158 ft)
5:24 am CDT Jul 28, 2021
10am CDT Jul 28, 2021-6pm CDT Aug 3, 2021
 
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