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Strong Winter Storm to Impact Portions of Plains and Midwest This Weekend

A strong winter storm will track from the southern High Plains to the Great Lakes this weekend. Blizzard conditions are forecast across many states from the Rockies to the Upper Midwest. Travel will be difficult, if not impossible, in these areas due to heavy snow combined with these strong winds. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 44.88°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 840ft.

Mostly Cloudy

5°C

41°F

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 1012.3 mb (29.87 in)
Dewpoint 1°C (33°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 20 Jan 1:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Minneapolis MN

Winter Storm Watch January 22, 12:00am until January 23, 12:00am
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Winter Storm Watch
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Cloudy, with a high near 5. West southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Cloudy

    High: 5 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 11pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around -2. Calm wind.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: -2 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 3. North northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Patchy Fog
    then Cloudy

    High: 3 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow, mainly after midnight.  Low around -2. Northeast wind 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 centimeters possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow

    Low: -2 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Patchy blowing snow after 7am. High near -1. Blustery, with a north northeast wind 25 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 13 to 19 centimeters possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: -1 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely, mainly before midnight.  Patchy blowing snow before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9. North northwest wind 25 to 30 km/h decreasing to 20 to 25 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 centimeters possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: -9 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near -5. West northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: -5 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -13. West northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -13 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near -4. Calm wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: -4 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Cloudy, with a high near 5. West southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Tonight
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around -2. Calm wind.
Sunday
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 3. North northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Sunday Night
Snow, mainly after midnight. Low around -2. Northeast wind 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 centimeters possible.
Monday
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Patchy blowing snow after 7am. High near -1. Blustery, with a north northeast wind 25 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 13 to 19 centimeters possible.
Monday Night
Snow likely, mainly before midnight. Patchy blowing snow before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9. North northwest wind 25 to 30 km/h decreasing to 20 to 25 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 centimeters possible.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -5. West northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -13. West northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -4. Calm wind.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9. South southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 0. Southeast wind around 10 km/h.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. Southeast wind around 10 km/h.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 3. South southeast wind around 10 km/h.
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Point Forecast:
Minneapolis MN
 44.95°N 93.28°W (Elev. 270 m)
1:45 pm CST Jan 20, 2018
2pm CST Jan 20, 2018-6pm CST Jan 26, 2018
 
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