Dangerous Winter Storm over the Northern Plains, Severe Weather in the southeast U.S.

A significant winter storm will bring heavy snow and blizzard conditions over portions of the northern Plains, primarily North Dakota through Tuesday. Snowfall amounts could reach one foot leading to dangerous travel conditions. Strong winds and very cold temperatures will also yield sub zero wind chill readings. Over the southeast U.S, strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible on Tuesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Mankato, Mankato Regional Airport (KMKT)

Lat: 44.22°NLon: 93.92°WElev: 1020ft.

Mostly Cloudy

-5°C

23°F

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed W 20 km/h
Barometer 1009.6 mb (29.77 in)
Dewpoint -8°C (17°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-12°C (11°F)
Last update 6 Dec 5:56 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Mapleton MN

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near -3. Breezy, with a west wind 25 to 30 km/h increasing to 35 to 40 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    High: -3 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9. Breezy, with a west wind 35 to 40 km/h decreasing to 25 to 30 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: -9 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near -6. West wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: -6 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around -11. West northwest wind around 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: -11 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of flurries.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near -7. West northwest wind around 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.

    Chance
    Flurries

    High: -7 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -12. Northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -12 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near -8. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: -8 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -10. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: -10 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near -3. South southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.

    Chance Snow

    High: -3 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a high near -3. Breezy, with a west wind 25 to 30 km/h increasing to 35 to 40 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9. Breezy, with a west wind 35 to 40 km/h decreasing to 25 to 30 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near -6. West wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around -11. West northwest wind around 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.
Thursday
A chance of flurries. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -7. West northwest wind around 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -12. Northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -8. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -10. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -3. South southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6. South southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -3. South southwest wind 15 to 25 km/h becoming west northwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -11. West northwest wind 15 to 25 km/h.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near -6. West northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming south southwest in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Mapleton MN
 43.93°N 93.95°W (Elev. 310 m)
5:11 am CST Dec 6, 2016
6am CST Dec 6, 2016-6pm CST Dec 12, 2016
 
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