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

Alexandria, Chandler Field (KAXN)

Lat: 45.87°NLon: 95.39°WElev: 1424ft.

Fair

46°F

8°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.23 in (1025.0 mb)
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 8 Mar 9:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Alexandria MN

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 56. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 68 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 34 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain and snow likely, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 39 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of rain and snow before 9pm, then a chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 27 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 39. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 21. West wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 21 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 37. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 56. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight.
Wednesday
Rain and snow likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain and snow before 9pm, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 39. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 21. West wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 37. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 21. West northwest wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 40. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24. North wind around 10 mph becoming east after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. East southeast wind around 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Alexandria MN
 45.9°N 95.37°W (Elev. 1404 ft)
10:40 am CST Mar 8, 2021
10am CST Mar 8, 2021-6pm CDT Mar 14, 2021
 
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