Winter Storm to Bring Harzardous Travel from the Plains to the Northeast through this Weekend

A sprawling winter storm will create hazardous travel conditions from the Plains into the Northeastern U.S. through this weekend. Areas of moderate to heavy snow are forecast over much of the Upper Midwest, Great Lakes, and the interior Northeast and northern New England. Freezing rain is expected from the southern Plains into the Mid Mississippi Valley, and the Mid Atlantic region. Read More >

Current conditions at

Park Rapids Municipal Airport (KPKD)

Lat: 46.9°NLon: 95.07°WElev: 1440ft.

Heavy Snow

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed SE 20 G 29 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1020.5 mb)
Dewpoint 14°F (-10°C)
Visibility 0.25 mi
Wind Chill3°F (-16°C)
Last update 17 Jan 4:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

9 Miles WSW Benedict MN

Winter Storm Warning until January 18, 06:00pm
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Winter Storm Warning
  •  
    Winter Storm Warning until January 18, 06:00pm

    NOW until
    6:00pm Sat

    Winter Storm Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow.  Patchy blowing snow. Steady temperature around 16. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 16 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Areas of blowing snow before 1am. Steady temperature around 18. Southeast wind 12 to 17 mph becoming light and variable. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 18 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow likely, mainly before 1pm.  Patchy blowing snow after 9am. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 1 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -20. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 15 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Patchy blowing snow before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5. Wind chill values as low as -23. West northwest wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: -5 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Cloudy, with a high near 2. Northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Cloudy

    High: 2 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -10. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -10 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Sunny, with a high near 8. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 8 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -3. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -3 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow. Patchy blowing snow. Steady temperature around 16. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Tonight
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Areas of blowing snow before 1am. Steady temperature around 18. Southeast wind 12 to 17 mph becoming light and variable. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow likely, mainly before 1pm. Patchy blowing snow after 9am. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 1 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -20. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday Night
Patchy blowing snow before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5. Wind chill values as low as -23. West northwest wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Sunday
Cloudy, with a high near 2. Northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -10. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near 8. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -3. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 21. South southwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. South southwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. South wind 6 to 8 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. South wind around 6 mph becoming east in the evening.
Thursday
Cloudy, with a high near 29. East wind around 6 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind around 7 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. North wind around 8 mph.
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Point Forecast:
9 Miles WSW Benedict MN
 47.1°N 94.85°W
4:32 pm CST Jan 17, 2020
5pm CST Jan 17, 2020-6pm CST Jan 24, 2020
 
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