Multi-Day Heavy Rain in the Mid-South; Strong Winds and Lingering Snow in the West

Several bands of heavy rain may cause flash flooding in the Mid-South. A potent storm will bring strong winds and critical fire weather threats into the Southwest, and damaging Santa Ana winds to southern California. Heavy mountain snow will linger across the North and Central Rockies and Inter-Mountain West. A Wintery mix is also possible in the Appalachians and portions of the Northeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Mankato, Mankato Regional Airport (KMKT)

Lat: 44.22°NLon: 93.92°WElev: 1020ft.

Fair

45°F

7°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.94 in (1015.0 mb)
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 Feb 12:56 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Mankato MN

Winter Storm Watch February 27, 06:00pm until February 28, 06:00am
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Winter Storm Watch
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Increasing clouds, with a high near 39. South wind around 5 mph becoming east.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 39 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of snow before 11pm, then snow, possibly mixed with rain between 11pm and 4am, then snow after 4am.  Low around 25. East wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 25 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow, mainly before 8am.  Patchy blowing snow between 9am and 1pm. Temperature falling to around 24 by noon. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 28 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 22. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a steady temperature around 20. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 20 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 14. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 14 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 42. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 42 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 26. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 26 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. West wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Increasing clouds, with a high near 39. South wind around 5 mph becoming east.
Tonight
A chance of snow before 11pm, then snow, possibly mixed with rain between 11pm and 4am, then snow after 4am. Low around 25. East wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow, mainly before 8am. Patchy blowing snow between 9am and 1pm. Temperature falling to around 24 by noon. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 22. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.
Monday
Sunny, with a steady temperature around 20. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 14. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 42. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 26. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. West wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 28. South wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. North northwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Mankato MN
 44.17°N 94.01°W (Elev. 784 ft)
11:10 am CST Feb 27, 2021
1pm CST Feb 27, 2021-6pm CST Mar 5, 2021
 
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