Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West; Storms in the High Plains

Gusty winds, very dry conditions, and areas of dry thunderstorms are producing Critical fire weather threats across the Great Basin, Northern Rockies, and into the Northern High Plains. Severe storms in the High Plains are primarily expected to contain damaging winds and large hail. Near record heat in the South and Central High Plains and the Northeast. Heat builds into the Southwest this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Brainerd - Crow Wing County Airport (KBRD)

Lat: 46.4°NLon: 94.13°WElev: 1220ft.

Fair

70°F

21°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed W 8 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1013.9 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 11 Aug 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Brainerd MN

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 84. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Breezy, with a southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Sunny, with a high near 77.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 84. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Breezy, with a southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 77.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
Brainerd MN
 46.36°N 94.2°W
7:39 am CDT Aug 11, 2020
9am CDT Aug 11, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 17, 2020
 
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