Heavy Snow and hazardous travel conditions expected

Another storm system is expected to bring another round of snowfall accumulations from the Ohio Valley to the Middle Atlantic and the northeast. Strong winds and bitter cold temperatures will also impact the northern Great Lake States.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Mankato, Mankato Regional Airport (KMKT)

Lat: 43.93°NLon: -93.95°WElev: 1020ft.

Fair

-15°C

5°F

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed NW 24 G 35 km/h
Barometer 30.09 in
Dewpoint -18°C (0°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-25°C (-13°F)
Last update 9 Feb 7:35 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Mapleton MN

  • Today

    Today: Patchy blowing snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near -11. Wind chill values as low as -25. Northwest wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: -11 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around -21. Northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -21 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of snow after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near -12. Wind chill values as low as -28. North wind around 10 km/h.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    High: -12 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -19. North wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -19 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near -10. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming west southwest in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: -10 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -14. Southwest wind around 10 km/h becoming west northwest after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: -14 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near -9. North northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: -9 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -23. North northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -23 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near -14. North northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: -14 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy blowing snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near -11. Wind chill values as low as -25. Northwest wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around -21. Northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of snow after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -12. Wind chill values as low as -28. North wind around 10 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -19. North wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near -10. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -14. Southwest wind around 10 km/h becoming west northwest after midnight.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near -9. North northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -23. North northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h after midnight.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -14. North northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -18. South southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -6. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 25 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9. South southeast wind around 25 km/h becoming west northwest after midnight.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near -1. West northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h becoming southwest in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Mapleton MN
 43.93°N 93.95°W (Elev. 310 m)
7:39 am CST Feb 9, 2016
7am CST Feb 9, 2016-6pm CST Feb 15, 2016
 
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