Significant Winter Storm in the West; Critical Fire Weather in the Plains; Severe Storms Across the Midwest

A strong system has triggered a significant winter storm across the west. Heavy snow, rain and gusty winds will be possible through Tuesday. In the southwest, dry conditions and gusty winds have led to critical fire weather concerns today. By tomorrow, a strong cold front will increase the potential for severe weather across the Midwest. Damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Park Rapids Municipal Airport (KPKD)

Lat: 46.9°NLon: 95.07°WElev: 1440ft.

Fair

45°F

7°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed S 16 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.37 in (996.1 mb)
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill38°F (3°C)
Last update 26 Feb 10:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Park Rapids Municipal Airport MN

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 54. Southwest wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of snow after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Southwest wind 6 to 16 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.  Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 13 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow likely, mainly before 11am.  Patchy blowing snow between 8am and noon. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 12 by 5pm. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 18 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 24 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5. Wind chill values as low as -22. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 13 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Blustery

    Low: -5 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 15. West northwest wind around 11 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 15 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. West wind 7 to 17 mph becoming south southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 7 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 46. South southeast wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 29. South wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 29 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 54. South wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 54. Southwest wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of snow after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Southwest wind 6 to 16 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tuesday
Snow likely, mainly before 11am. Patchy blowing snow between 8am and noon. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 12 by 5pm. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 18 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5. Wind chill values as low as -22. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 13 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 15. West northwest wind around 11 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. West wind 7 to 17 mph becoming south southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 46. South southeast wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 29. South wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 54. South wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. South wind 9 to 11 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 48. Northeast wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Park Rapids Municipal Airport MN
 46.89°N 95.06°W
10:01 am CST Feb 26, 2024
11am CST Feb 26, 2024-6pm CST Mar 3, 2024
 
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