Significant Winter Storm to Affect the Pacific Coast through the Upper Midwest

A significant storm will bring high winds and heavy precipitation, including mountain snow, to portions of the western U.S. this weekend. Extremely dangerous travel is expected through passes. Confidence is increasing that this storm will then impact the central U.S. with heavy snow and strong winds to the north and severe thunderstorms with possible tornadoes and heavy rainfall to the south. Read More >

Current conditions at

Minneapolis, Crystal Airport (KMIC)

Lat: 45.06°NLon: 93.35°WElev: 866ft.

Overcast

32°F

0°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 30.19 in (1023.4 mb)
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill25°F (-4°C)
Last update 9 Dec 10:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Crystal MN

Winter Weather Advisory until December 10, 12:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until December 10, 12:00pm

    NOW until
    12:00pm Sat

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers likely before 2am, then freezing drizzle.  Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 30. Southeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.  Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Wintry Mix
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 30 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Areas of drizzle or freezing drizzle before 3pm, then a slight chance of sprinkles and flurries between 3pm and 5pm.  Patchy fog before 2pm, then patchy fog after 3pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 35. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.

    Areas Wintry
    Mix and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 35 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Patchy fog before 10pm, then areas of fog after 11pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Calm wind.

    Areas Fog

    Low: 24 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Areas of fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Areas Fog
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 34 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 36 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 32. Breezy, with an east southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow, possibly mixed with rain, becoming all rain after 5pm.  High near 37. Breezy, with an east southeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Breezy. Snow
    Likely then
    Rain/Snow

    High: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow showers likely before 2am, then freezing drizzle. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 30. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Areas of drizzle or freezing drizzle before 3pm, then a slight chance of sprinkles and flurries between 3pm and 5pm. Patchy fog before 2pm, then patchy fog after 3pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 35. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Patchy fog before 10pm, then areas of fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Calm wind.
Sunday
Areas of fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 32. Breezy, with an east southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday
Snow, possibly mixed with rain, becoming all rain after 5pm. High near 37. Breezy, with an east southeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday Night
Snow, possibly mixed with rain. Low around 33. Breezy, with an east wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Wednesday
Snow likely, possibly mixed with rain, becoming all snow after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. East wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north northeast after midnight.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. North northwest wind around 10 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 26. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Crystal MN
 45.04°N 93.37°W (Elev. 899 ft)
11:07 pm CST Dec 9, 2022
11pm CST Dec 9, 2022-6pm CST Dec 16, 2022
 
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