Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
Read More...

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Mankato, Mankato Regional Airport (KMKT)

Lat: 44.22°NLon: 93.92°WElev: 1020ft.

A Few Clouds

27°C

81°F

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed SE 13 km/h
Barometer 29.89 in
Dewpoint 14°C (57°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index27°C (81°F)
Last update 24 May 2:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Mapleton MN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 29. South southeast wind around 10 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 29 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. East southeast wind around 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 17 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Southeast wind 15 to 25 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 28 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. South wind 10 to 20 km/h.  New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 17 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. South wind 10 to 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 17 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. South wind 10 to 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 26 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 17 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. East southeast wind 10 to 20 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 24 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 29. South southeast wind around 10 km/h.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. East southeast wind around 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Southeast wind 15 to 25 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. South wind 10 to 20 km/h. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. South wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. South wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. East southeast wind 10 to 20 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. South wind 10 to 20 km/h.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 26. Southwest wind 10 to 20 km/h.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. South southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Memorial Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. South wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Mapleton MN
 43.93°N 93.95°W (Elev. 310 m)
1:45 pm CDT May 24, 2016
2pm CDT May 24, 2016-6pm CDT May 30, 2016
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database