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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Mankato, Mankato Regional Airport (KMKT)

Lat: 44.22°NLon: 93.92°WElev: 1020ft.

Light Rain

22°C

72°F

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed SE 22 km/h
Barometer 1011.3 mb (29.88 in)
Dewpoint 21°C (70°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 21 Jul 10:56 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Mapleton MN

  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds and heavy rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 32. Heat index values as high as 39. South southeast wind around 15 km/h.  New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 32 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds and heavy rain.  Low around 21. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 31 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 17. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southwest in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 17 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 26. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 26 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 13. North wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 13 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 25. East northeast wind around 10 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 25 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 15. Southeast wind around 10 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 15 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. South southeast wind around 15 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 27 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds and heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 32. Heat index values as high as 39. South southeast wind around 15 km/h. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds and heavy rain. Low around 21. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southwest in the evening.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 26. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 13. North wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 25. East northeast wind around 10 km/h.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 15. Southeast wind around 10 km/h.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. South southeast wind around 15 km/h.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. South southeast wind around 15 km/h.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. South wind around 10 km/h.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Southeast wind around 10 km/h.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. East wind around 10 km/h.
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Point Forecast:
Mapleton MN
 43.93°N 93.95°W (Elev. 310 m)
7:27 am CDT Jul 21, 2017
11am CDT Jul 21, 2017-6pm CDT Jul 27, 2017
 
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