Strong Cold Front Pushing Through the East; Frigid Air Returns To Upper Midwest

A strong cold front will push through the East to produce a number of hazards: heavy to excessive rainfall especially from D.C. to Boston, strong to severe storms in Florida, some snow in New England and gusty winds. Meanwhile, a clipper cold front will sweep through the Midwest and plunge through the Plains to deliver a fresh arctic air mass with frigid temperatures and bitterly cold wind chills. Read More >

Current conditions at

Park Rapids Municipal Airport (KPKD)

Lat: 46.9°NLon: 95.07°WElev: 1440ft.

Mostly Cloudy

-22°C

-7°F

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed NW 20 G 43 km/h
Barometer 1020.8 mb (30.03 in)
Dewpoint -26°C (-14°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-33°C (-27°F)
Last update 24 Jan 6:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Park Rapids MN

Wind Chill Advisory until January 25, 12:00pm
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Wind Chill Advisory
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    Wind Chill Advisory until January 25, 12:00pm

    NOW until
    12:00pm Fri

    Wind Chill Advisory

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near -22. Wind chill values as low as -41. Blustery, with a northwest wind 27 to 32 km/h decreasing to 21 to 26 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h.

    Cold and
    Blustery

    High: -22 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around -32. Wind chill values as low as -39. West northwest wind 13 to 18 km/h becoming southwest 5 to 10 km/h after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -32 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near -18. Wind chill values as low as -39. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 km/h in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: -18 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -28. Wind chill values as low as -37. West northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southwest in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -28 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near -14. West northwest wind 10 to 14 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: -14 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -29. Northwest wind around 11 km/h becoming east northeast after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -29 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of snow after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near -19. East southeast wind 11 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: -19 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly before midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around -25. East southeast wind 14 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: -25 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near -22. Wind chill values as low as -41. Blustery, with a northwest wind 27 to 32 km/h decreasing to 21 to 26 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around -32. Wind chill values as low as -39. West northwest wind 13 to 18 km/h becoming southwest 5 to 10 km/h after midnight.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near -18. Wind chill values as low as -39. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 km/h in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -28. Wind chill values as low as -37. West northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southwest in the evening.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near -14. West northwest wind 10 to 14 km/h.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -29. Northwest wind around 11 km/h becoming east northeast after midnight.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of snow after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -19. East southeast wind 11 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around -25. East southeast wind 14 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of snow before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -17. East northeast wind around 14 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -28. Northwest wind around 14 km/h.
Tuesday
Partly sunny and cold, with a high near -21. Northwest wind 14 to 16 km/h.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -33. West northwest wind 11 to 16 km/h.
Wednesday
Partly sunny and cold, with a high near -23. Northwest wind around 14 km/h.
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Point Forecast:
Park Rapids MN
 46.92°N 95.06°W
6:31 am CST Jan 24, 2019
7am CST Jan 24, 2019-6pm CST Jan 30, 2019
 
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