Unsettled Week for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Plains

An unsettled week is likely for the Western U.S. as a big storm system off the West Coast shifts into the Southwest and Four Corners region. Expect cooler temperatures, locally heavy rain showers for California coastal areas and widespread heavy mountain snow with lowering snow levels. Meanwhile, several days of critical fire weather concerns are expected for the southern High Plains this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)

Lat: 44.88°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 840ft.

Partly Cloudy

57°F

14°C

Humidity 39%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 30.19 in (1022.9 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 8 Mar 3:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSW Minneapolis MN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 67 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain

    Low: 43 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain before 9am, then a chance of rain and snow between 9am and 10am, then rain likely after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 44. North wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Rain
    Likely

    High: 44 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of rain before 5am, then a slight chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Rain
    then Slight
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 35 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 47. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 47 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 31. West wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 31 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 45. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 27. North northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 27 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight.
Wednesday
A chance of rain before 9am, then a chance of rain and snow between 9am and 10am, then rain likely after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 44. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain before 5am, then a slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 47. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 31. West wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 45. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 27. North northeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 45. North northwest wind around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 27. North wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. East southeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSW Minneapolis MN
 44.93°N 93.28°W (Elev. 860 ft)
3:41 pm CST Mar 8, 2021
4pm CST Mar 8, 2021-6pm CDT Mar 15, 2021
 
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