Wintry Start to April from the Northern Rockies to the Northern Plains; Intense Storm Off the East Coast

Heavy snow and below normal temperatures will continue to shift across the Northern Rockies and Northern Plains behind a cold front through Friday. Ahead of the front, a wintry mix including some freezing rain is forecast to develop across the eastern Dakotas into the Upper Midwest by Thursday. A strong storm off the Mid-Atlantic coast is producing hurricane-force winds and dangerous seas today. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Brainerd - Crow Wing County Airport (KBRD)

Lat: 46.4°NLon: 94.13°WElev: 1220ft.

Overcast

53°F

12°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1014.8 mb)
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill50°F (10°C)
Last update 1 Apr 6:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Merrifield MN

Flood Warning until further notice
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Flood Warning until further notice
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    Flood Warning until further notice

    NOW until further notice

    Flood Warning

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 40. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 40 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain likely, mainly after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 49. Southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 49 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain before 5am, then rain and freezing rain, possibly mixed with sleet.  Low around 28. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  Little or no sleet accumulation expected.

    Rain then
    Wintry Mix

    Low: 28 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow and freezing rain, possibly mixed with sleet before 1pm, then a chance of snow and freezing rain between 1pm and 3pm, then a chance of rain and snow after 3pm.  High near 33. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Wintry Mix

    High: 33 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of freezing rain before 7pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 18. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Slight Chance
    Freezing Rain
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 18 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 45.

    Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of snow after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of rain after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 54.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 40. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
Rain likely, mainly after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 49. Southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Rain before 5am, then rain and freezing rain, possibly mixed with sleet. Low around 28. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. Little or no sleet accumulation expected.
Friday
Snow and freezing rain, possibly mixed with sleet before 1pm, then a chance of snow and freezing rain between 1pm and 3pm, then a chance of rain and snow after 3pm. High near 33. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
A slight chance of freezing rain before 7pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 18. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 45.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 54.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Monday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Tuesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Wednesday
A slight chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
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Point Forecast:
Merrifield MN
 46.47°N 94.17°W
6:39 pm CDT Apr 1, 2020
7pm CDT Apr 1, 2020-6pm CDT Apr 8, 2020
 
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