Severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain possible for portions of the plains

A stationary front will keep scattered showers and thunderstorms in the forecast today and Thursday for much of the plains. Some thunderstorms may be severe today across portions of the central/northern High Plains. Atrong storms are also possible in northern New England today. Hot temperatures will continue across portions of the Desert Southwest and Inter-mountain West.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Mankato, Mankato Regional Airport (KMKT)

Lat: 44.22°NLon: 93.92°WElev: 1020ft.

Partly Cloudy

26°C

79°F

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed SE 9 km/h
Barometer 30.00 in
Dewpoint 13°C (55°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index27°C (80°F)
Last update 29 Jun 6:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Mapleton MN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. South wind around 10 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10am and 4pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 25. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming north northwest 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 25 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 11. North wind 10 to 20 km/h.

    Mostly Clear
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 11 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 24. North wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 24 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 13. Northeast wind around 10 km/h becoming southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 13 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 25. South southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 25 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. South southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Southeast wind 10 to 20 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 27 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. South wind around 10 km/h.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10am and 4pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 25. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming north northwest 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Thursday Night
Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 11. North wind 10 to 20 km/h.
Friday
Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 24. North wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 13. Northeast wind around 10 km/h becoming southeast after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 25. South southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. South southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Southeast wind 10 to 20 km/h.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Independence Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Southeast wind around 15 km/h.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. South wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 31. South wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. South wind 15 to 20 km/h.
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Point Forecast:
Mapleton MN
 43.93°N 93.95°W (Elev. 310 m)
4:25 pm CDT Jun 29, 2016
6pm CDT Jun 29, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 6, 2016
 
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