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Heavy Snow from the Wasatch to the Upper Midwest

A strong weather system will bring heavy snow, gusty winds, and difficult travel conditions to a broad area from the Great Basin to the Upper Midwest. Farther south, strong winds and dry conditions is increasing the wildfire threat. Unusual warmth from the Ohio Valley to the Mid-Atlantic continues. The approaching cold front brings a threat of severe weather to the Ohio Valley later in the week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)

Lat: 44.88°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 840ft.

Overcast

2°C

36°F

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed N 22 G 44 km/h
Barometer 1011.1 mb (29.85 in)
Dewpoint -2°C (29°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-3°C (27°F)
Last update 23 Feb 2:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Minneapolis MN

Winter Storm Watch February 23, 06:00pm until February 25, 12:00am
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Winter Storm Watch
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Cloudy, with a low around 0. North wind around 15 km/h.

    Cloudy

    Low: 0 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of rain after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 4. North northeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 4 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of rain before 7pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 7pm and 10pm, then snow after 10pm.  Patchy blowing snow after 2am. Low around -2. North northeast wind 20 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 30 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 centimeters possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: -2 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow.  Patchy blowing snow. High near -2. North wind around 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 centimeters possible.

    Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: -2 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow likely, mainly before midnight.  Patchy blowing snow before 7pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around -8. North wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 centimeters possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: -8 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 0. Northwest wind 15 to 20 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 0 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8. West wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming south southwest after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -8 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 1. South southwest wind around 10 km/h becoming west in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 1 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -8. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -8 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Cloudy, with a low around 0. North wind around 15 km/h.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of rain after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 4. North northeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of rain before 7pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 7pm and 10pm, then snow after 10pm. Patchy blowing snow after 2am. Low around -2. North northeast wind 20 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 30 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 centimeters possible.
Friday
Snow. Patchy blowing snow. High near -2. North wind around 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 centimeters possible.
Friday Night
Snow likely, mainly before midnight. Patchy blowing snow before 7pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around -8. North wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 centimeters possible.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 0. Northwest wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8. West wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming south southwest after midnight.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 1. South southwest wind around 10 km/h becoming west in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -8. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south after midnight.
Monday
A chance of snow before 1pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 1pm and 3pm, then a chance of rain after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 3. South wind around 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. South wind around 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 5. South southeast wind around 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. East wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming west northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 2. Northwest wind 15 to 20 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Minneapolis MN
 44.95°N 93.28°W (Elev. 270 m)
2:59 am CST Feb 23, 2017
3am CST Feb 23, 2017-6pm CST Mar 1, 2017
 
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