Major Winter Storm System Will Bring A Variety Of Impacts To The Central, Southern, And Eastern U.S. Through The Weekend

An impactful winter storm will track from the Plains to New England through Sunday, with bitter cold behind it. Heavy snow is likely from the Corn Belt to interior Northeast, with significant ice accumulations in the Ohio Valley and New England. Farther south, heavy rain could lead to flooding in the Tennessee Valley on Saturday, with isolated severe thunderstorms in the lower Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 44.88°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 840ft.

Overcast

10°F

-12°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed NE 9 mph
Barometer 30.26 in (1026.4 mb)
Dewpoint -4°F (-20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-3°F (-19°C)
Last update 18 Jan 9:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Minneapolis MN

  • Today

    Today: Snow likely, mainly between 1pm and 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 12. North northeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Cloudy then
    Snow Likely

    High: 12 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of snow before 8pm.  Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 1. Wind chill values as low as -12. North wind around 10 mph.  Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Snow
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 1 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 11. Wind chill values as low as -13. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 11 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around -1. Wind chill values as low as -11. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east northeast after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: -1 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of snow before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 13 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 8 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: A chance of snow before 5pm, then a chance of snow and freezing rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 21. South southeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow
    then Chance
    Wintry Mix

    High: 21 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain, becoming all snow after 7pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 17. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely then
    Snow Likely

    Low: 17 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of snow before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

    Chance Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 22 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow likely, mainly between 1pm and 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 12. North northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of snow before 8pm. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 1. Wind chill values as low as -12. North wind around 10 mph. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 11. Wind chill values as low as -13. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around -1. Wind chill values as low as -11. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east northeast after midnight.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of snow before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
M.L.King Day
A chance of snow before 5pm, then a chance of snow and freezing rain. Cloudy, with a high near 21. South southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Snow likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain, becoming all snow after 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 17. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of snow before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 17. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. South wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19. West northwest wind around 5 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Minneapolis MN
 44.98°N 93.28°W (Elev. 850 ft)
9:26 am CST Jan 18, 2019
10am CST Jan 18, 2019-6pm CST Jan 24, 2019
 
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