Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 44.88°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 840ft.

Overcast

26°C

79°F

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed E 17 km/h
Barometer 1011.9 mb (29.90 in)
Dewpoint 22°C (72°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index28°C (82°F)
Last update 23 Jul 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Minneapolis MN

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Heat index values as high as 36. South southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 31 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 21. South southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming west southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. West northwest wind 10 to 20 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 31 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 18. West northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h decreasing to 5 to 10 km/h after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 18 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 31. West northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 31 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 19. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 19 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. South southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 31 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. South southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 20 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 28. East wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Heat index values as high as 36. South southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall. Low around 21. South southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming west southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. West northwest wind 10 to 20 km/h.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 18. West northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h decreasing to 5 to 10 km/h after midnight.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 31. West northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 19. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. South southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. South southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. East wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Northeast wind around 10 km/h.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. East northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 26. East wind around 10 km/h.
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Point Forecast:
Minneapolis MN
 44.95°N 93.28°W (Elev. 270 m)
5:55 am CDT Jul 23, 2016
8am CDT Jul 23, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 29, 2016
 
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