1 Rain season: Jan 1st to Dec 31st.
2 Snow season July 1st to June 30th.
3 Snow manually measured usually around 7AM and 7PM.
5 Estimated amount of water needed to replace the water used by plants and evaporation from the past week. (Negative numbers mean amount of water needed, positive numbers mean excess water is present).
6 Air Quality Index is provided by Minnesota Polution Control Agency and is updated hourly between the hours of 6AM and Midnight.
9 Solar Index represents either an absolute scale of solar energy (W/m²) using the station’s recorded maximum or a percentage of computed theoretical solar maximum using the station’s location and time of day. These indices differ most when the sun is low on the horizon. The current scale is shown, and will toggle if it or the icon is clicked.
10 Historical average only to day 26 of just the month of April for this station since 2004.
11 Historical average rain this season to day 26 of April for this station since 2004.
NWS Weather Forecast -
Outlook Today & Tonight
Blustery. Snow then Wintry Mix
Hi 29 °F
NWS forecast: Snow before 1pm, then snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain between 1pm and 4pm, then snow after 4pm. High near 29. Blustery, with a north northeast wind 17 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible. WXSIM forecast: Dense overcast. A chance of a mix of snow and sleet in the morning, then a chance of snow in the afternoon. Extremely cold. High 25°, but temperatures falling in the afternoon. Wind chill around 13. Wind north-northeast around 10 mph, gusting to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent. Precipitation (liquid equivalent) mostly around a quarter of an inch. Snow or ice (on ground) accumulation 1 to 2 inches. Local station forecast:Mostly cloudy and cooler. precipitation possible within 12 hours, possibly heavy at times. windy.
Lo 22 °F
NWS forecast: Snow likely, mainly before 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 22. North northeast wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible. WXSIM forecast: Dense overcast in the evening, becoming cloudy after midnight. A chance of snow in the evening, then a slight chance of snow after midnight. Very cold. Low 17°. Wind chill as low as 8. Wind north-northeast around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent. Precipitation (liquid equivalent) mostly less than a tenth of an inch. Snow accumulation about a quarter inch.