Winter Storm Impacting the Central and Eastern U.S.; Another Winter Storm Moves into the West

A strengthening winter storm with trailing cold front will continue to progress across the central U.S. today then the eastern U.S. on Wednesday. Areas of heavy snow, severe thunderstorms, record high temperatures, high winds, and critical fire weather are expected due to the storm. Another storm system is likely to spread heavy rain and snow with strong winds across the West later this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Benson Municipal Airport (KBBB)

Lat: 45.33°NLon: 95.65°WElev: 1030ft.

Overcast and Windy

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed NW 26 G 40 mph
Barometer 29.38 in
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill1°F (-17°C)
Last update 27 Feb 7:55 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Benson Municipal MN

Wind Advisory February 27, 10:00am until February 27, 08:00pm
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Wind Advisory
  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of snow before 4pm, then a chance of flurries between 4pm and 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 10 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -12. Windy, with a north northwest wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Windy. Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    High: 29 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around -2. Wind chill values as low as -23. Windy, with a north northwest wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds and
    Windy

    Low: -2 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -22. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 20 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 12. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 12 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 51. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 32. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 32 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 60. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. West southwest wind around 10 mph becoming north northeast after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 52. East wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of snow before 4pm, then a chance of flurries between 4pm and 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 10 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -12. Windy, with a north northwest wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around -2. Wind chill values as low as -23. Windy, with a north northwest wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -22. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 12. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the evening.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 51. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 32. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 60. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. West southwest wind around 10 mph becoming north northeast after midnight.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 52. East wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. East wind around 15 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 25 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Sunday Night
Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Blustery, with a south wind around 20 mph becoming northwest in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Rain and snow likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 36. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Benson Municipal MN
 45.32°N 95.64°W (Elev. 1050 ft)
7:29 am CST Feb 27, 2024
8am CST Feb 27, 2024-6pm CST Mar 4, 2024
 
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