Snow Continues for the West and Northern Plains; Gusty Winds and Fire Weather for the Central/Southern Plains

A strong cold front continues to push across the Western U.S. today with a storm developing when it reaches the central Plains. Heavy snow will continue across the Intermountain West and Rocky Mountains and spread into the northern Plains and Upper Midwest. Gusty to high winds and critical fire weather conditions are expected for the southern and central Plains today. Read More >

Current conditions at

Mankato, Mankato Regional Airport (KMKT)

Lat: 44.22°NLon: 93.92°WElev: 1020ft.

Overcast

34°F

1°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed NW 17 G 22 mph
Barometer 29.61 in (1003.8 mb)
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill23°F (-5°C)
Last update 2 Dec 3:56 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NW Madison Lake MN

Winter Weather Advisory December 2, 06:00pm until December 3, 03:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of snow after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 38. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Breezy

    High: 38 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow likely, mainly before 10pm.  Patchy blowing snow before 9pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Wind chill values as low as -12. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 4 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 18. Wind chill values as low as -11. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 18 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a temperature rising to around 18 by 5am. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 12 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 29. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 29 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Increasing clouds, with a temperature falling to near 20 by 8pm, then rising to around 26 during the remainder of the night. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 20 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 30 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 5 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of snow after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 19. North wind around 5 mph becoming south in the morning.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    High: 19 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of snow after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 38. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
Snow likely, mainly before 10pm. Patchy blowing snow before 9pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Wind chill values as low as -12. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 18. Wind chill values as low as -11. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a temperature rising to around 18 by 5am. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 29. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Increasing clouds, with a temperature falling to near 20 by 8pm, then rising to around 26 during the remainder of the night. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of snow after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 19. North wind around 5 mph becoming south in the morning.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 19. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 1. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 20. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 8. East wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 25. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NW Madison Lake MN
 44.25°N 93.86°W (Elev. 981 ft)
2:27 pm CST Dec 2, 2022
4pm CST Dec 2, 2022-6pm CST Dec 9, 2022
 
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