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Colder temperatures return to the central and eastern U.S. and winter holds a bit longer across the north.

A strong cold front is forecast to reach the East Coast by Friday morning, dropping temperatures on the order of 15 to 30 degrees by Saturday. Some lingering showers will be possible behind the front, and snow showers are possible across parts of the Great Lakes and the Northeast on Friday. But tonight, heavy rain with embedded thunderstorms are expected for the Gulf Coast and Florida.
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Fair

-8°C

18°F

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.24 in
Dewpoint -13°C (9°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update on 27 Mar 4:55 am CDT

Current conditions at

Mankato, Mankato Regional Airport (KMKT)

Lat: 44.22°N Lon: 93.92°W Elev: 1020ft.

For More Weather Information:

Twin Cities/Chanhassen, MN Local Forecast Office

Mapleton MN

7 Day Forecast

  • Today

    Increasing Clouds

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 1 °C

  • Tonight

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: -8 °C

  • Saturday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 7 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 2 °C

  • Sunday

    Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Rain

    High: 12 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 0 °C

  • Monday

    Slight Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Rain/Snow

    High: 15 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 3 °C

  • Tuesday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 16 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Increasing clouds, with a high near 1. North wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8. East southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 7. South wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain and snow between 1am and 3am, then a chance of rain after 3am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 2. Breezy, with a south wind 20 to 25 km/h increasing to 30 to 35 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of rain before 1pm. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 12. Breezy, with a southwest wind 30 to 35 km/h becoming west northwest 40 to 45 km/h in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 0. West northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight.
Monday
A slight chance of snow before 8am, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 8am and 9am, then a slight chance of rain after 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 15. West southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. West wind around 15 km/h.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 16. West northwest wind around 15 km/h becoming north in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 6. Northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming south southeast after midnight.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 17. South wind 15 to 25 km/h becoming west in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. West wind 15 to 25 km/h.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 13. West northwest wind 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: Mapleton MN
 43.93°N 93.95°W (Elev. 310 m)
Last Update: 4:43 am CDT Mar 27, 2015
Forecast Valid: 6am CDT Mar 27, 2015-6pm CDT Apr 2, 2015
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