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Severe weather is expected across the central and southern Plains on Wednesday

The Storm Prediction Center is forecasting severe weather for Wednesday across much of the central and southern Plains. Primary threats will be large hail and damaging winds. There could also be small tornado risk farther south along the dryline.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

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Mapleton MN

7 Day Forecast

Twin Cities/Chanhassen, MN

NWS Weather Forecast Office

Tonight

Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Heavy
Rain

Low: 7 °C

Thursday

Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Heavy
Rain

High: 14 °C

Thursday
Night

Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Isolated
Thunderstorms

Low: 5 °C

Friday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 18 °C

Friday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 4 °C

Saturday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 14 °C

Saturday
Night

Rain Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Rain
Likely

Low: 4 °C

Sunday

Rain Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Rain
Likely

High: 9 °C

Sunday
Night

Rain Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Rain
Likely

Low: 4 °C

Detailed Forecast

  • Tonight Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 7. Breezy, with a southeast wind 25 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
  • Thursday Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 5pm, then isolated showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 14. East southeast wind 15 to 25 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
  • Thursday Night Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 5. West wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. West wind 15 to 25 km/h.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. North northwest wind 15 to 25 km/h becoming east northeast after midnight.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 14. East northeast wind 20 to 25 km/h.
  • Saturday Night Rain likely after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. East wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Sunday Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 9. Breezy, with an east wind 30 to 40 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Sunday Night Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 4. Breezy, with an east wind 35 to 40 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Monday Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 10. Breezy, with an east wind 30 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Monday Night A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. Northeast wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
  • Tuesday A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 8. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 30 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Tuesday Night A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. North wind 25 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Wednesday A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 11. North wind around 25 km/h.

 

Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Blue Earth County, MN