Severe Storms in the North Plains; Critical Fire in the West to Plains; Heavy Rain in the Deep South

A cold front moving across the Northern Tier will produce severe storms. Significantly damaging winds, very large hail, and a couple of tornadoes will be possible, especially in Montana. Widespread critical fire weather conditions are forecast from the Central Great Basin into the High Plains. A broad low pressure system in the South will produce heavy rain with potential for flash flooding. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Mankato, Mankato Regional Airport (KMKT)

Lat: 44.22°NLon: 93.92°WElev: 1020ft.

A Few Clouds

75°F

24°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed N 3 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.6 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Jul 10:56 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Madison Lake MN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 97. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Hot

    High: 94 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. South southwest wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. West wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 86. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Calm wind.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 72. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 97. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. South southwest wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. West wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 86. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 87. West northwest wind around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 65. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 87. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Madison Lake MN
 44.21°N 93.83°W (Elev. 1010 ft)
11:09 pm CDT Jul 6, 2020
11pm CDT Jul 6, 2020-6pm CDT Jul 13, 2020
 
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