Strong Thunderstorms Across the Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions in the Central Plains

Strong thunderstorms may impact parts of the northern Great Plains and Upper Midwest today. Heat will begin to build across the northern Plains on today before spreading east across the northern tier states on Thursday. Critical fire weather conditions are forecast on Wednesday across portions of the central Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Mankato, Mankato Regional Airport (KMKT)

Lat: 44.22°NLon: 93.92°WElev: 1020ft.

Fair

66°F

19°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1020.3 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Jun 7:56 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Le Center MN

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 91. Breezy, with a southeast wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 73. Breezy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Breezy.
    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 90. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 60. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. East southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 91. Breezy, with a southeast wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 73. Breezy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 90. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 60. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. East southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. East wind 5 to 15 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Le Center MN
 44.4°N 93.74°W (Elev. 997 ft)
5:18 am CDT Jun 29, 2022
8am CDT Jun 29, 2022-6pm CDT Jul 5, 2022
 
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