Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur 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 will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 44.88°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 840ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

18°C

64°F

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed N 13 km/h
Barometer 1008.5 mb (29.79 in)
Dewpoint 16°C (60°F)
Visibility 4.83 km
Last update 27 May 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Minneapolis MN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  High near 22. East wind around 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    High: 22 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am.  Patchy fog before 3am, then patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Calm wind.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 16 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10am and 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 23. East northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming west southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 23 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. West wind 5 to 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 16 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 26. West northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 26 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 15. West northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 15 °C

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. West northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming north northeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 27 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. East southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 16 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Southeast wind around 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 24 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. High near 22. East wind around 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Patchy fog before 3am, then patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Calm wind.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10am and 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 23. East northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. West wind 5 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 26. West northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15. West northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. West northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming north northeast in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. East southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Southeast wind around 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. East southeast wind around 10 km/h.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 23. Southeast wind around 15 km/h.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. West southwest wind around 10 km/h.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 22. West northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
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Point Forecast:
Minneapolis MN
 44.95°N 93.28°W (Elev. 270 m)
2:11 pm CDT May 27, 2016
3pm CDT May 27, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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