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 >

Current conditions at

Lake Elmo Airport (K21D)

Lat: 45°NLon: 92.85°WElev: 925ft.

Fair

55°F

13°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.15 in
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Jun 2:35 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SSE Afton MN

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 87. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 72. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 82. Light north northwest wind becoming west northwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 87. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 72. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 82. Light north northwest wind becoming west northwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SSE Afton MN
 44.86°N 92.77°W (Elev. 840 ft)
2:33 am CDT Jun 29, 2022
2am CDT Jun 29, 2022-6pm CDT Jul 5, 2022
 
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