Widespread Summer Heat; Enhanced Severe Weather

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, south-central Plains, Mid to Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, an enhanced risk of organized severe thunderstorms is possible from Iowa to Illinois and Indiana. 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

70°F

21°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.2 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Minneapolis MN

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 83. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny during the morning, then sunny during the afternoon, with a high near 76. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the morning.

    Becoming
    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 74. Calm wind.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 76. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 83. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny during the morning, then sunny during the afternoon, with a high near 76. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Calm wind.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 74. Calm wind.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Calm wind.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 76. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind around 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Minneapolis MN
 44.95°N 93.28°W (Elev. 886 ft)
8:10 am CDT Aug 20, 2019
9am CDT Aug 20, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2019
 
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