Dangerous Heat Wave for the West; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain for Upper Midwest

A sweltering and long duration heat wave will build across the West this weekend through much of next week. Excessive heat warnings/watches along with heat advisories are in effect from the Southwest to the Northwest. Dangerous heat is also persisting across the southern Plains. Meanwhile, severe storms are likely in the Upper Midwest with heavy rain/flooding, damaging winds, hail, and tornadoes. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Paynesville, Paynesville Municipal Airport (KPEX)

Lat: 45.37° N Lon: 94.74° W Elev: 1181 ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity

64°F

18°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed E 9 G 17 mph
Barometer 30.00 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 14 Aug 10:15 am CDT
Detailed forecast for

Stearns County

Today
Breezy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may be severe with damaging winds, large hail, and frequent lightning in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. Temperatures falling into the mid 70s in the afternoon. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph increasing to 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 40 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain near 100 percent.
Tonight
Cooler. Mostly clear. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Some thunderstorms may be severe with damaging winds, large hail, and frequent lightning. Lows in the lower 50s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny. Highs around 80. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. West winds around 5 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night Through Monday Night
Clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Tuesday Through Wednesday Night
Mostly clear. Highs in the upper 70s. Lows in the upper 50s.
Thursday
Partly cloudy. Highs around 80.



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302 AM CDT Fri Aug 14 2020
 
 

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