Severe Storms & Heavy Rainfall Possible in the Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

Scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall are possible across portions of the Plains today. Meanwhile, dry weather and gusty winds will result in critical fire weather conditions across the Great Basin and northern Rockies. Elsewhere, tropical storm Dorian in the Atlantic is expected to slowly strengthen and will likely approach the Lesser Antilles by Tuesday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 44.88°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 840ft.

Mostly Cloudy

64°F

18°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed SE 12 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1017.3 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 Aug 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSW Minneapolis MN

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers before 1pm, then isolated showers after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5am.  Cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm.  Low around 59. West wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Breezy, with a west wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 71 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 76. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers before 1pm, then isolated showers after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm. Low around 59. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Breezy, with a west wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 76. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54. West wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. North northwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Calm wind.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSW Minneapolis MN
 44.93°N 93.28°W (Elev. 860 ft)
8:11 am CDT Aug 25, 2019
9am CDT Aug 25, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 31, 2019
 
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