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Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain in Upper Midwest

A slow moving frontal boundary from the central Pains to the Upper Midwest will bring a potential for severe thunderstorms and heavy rain. Rain amounts of 1-3 inches, with locally heavier amounts can be expected. The threat of severe weather moves into the Ohio Valley and Northeast on Tuesday. Monsoon moisture continues to bring the threat of flash flooding to the Southwest and southern Rockies. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Mankato, Mankato Regional Airport (KMKT)

Lat: 44.22°NLon: 93.92°WElev: 1020ft.

Thunderstorm Heavy Rain Fog/Mist

19°C

66°F

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed NE 20 km/h
Barometer 1016.8 mb (30.04 in)
Dewpoint 17°C (62°F)
Visibility 4.83 km
Last update 21 Aug 4:56 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Mapleton MN

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 18. East wind around 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 18 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Southeast wind around 10 km/h becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 26 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 14. Northwest wind around 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 14 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 22. North northwest wind 15 to 20 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 22 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 11. West wind 5 to 15 km/h.

    Clear

    Low: 11 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 23. West northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 23 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 11. North northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming east southeast after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 22 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. Southeast wind around 10 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 18. East wind around 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Southeast wind around 10 km/h becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 14. Northwest wind around 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 22. North northwest wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 11. West wind 5 to 15 km/h.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 23. West northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 11. North northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming east southeast after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. Southeast wind around 10 km/h.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 23. South southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. South southeast wind around 15 km/h.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 23. South wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. South wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 24. South wind 10 to 15 km/h.
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Point Forecast:
Mapleton MN
 43.93°N 93.95°W (Elev. 310 m)
4:26 am CDT Aug 21, 2017
5am CDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 27, 2017
 
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