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.
4 Updated at Noon Central Time.
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 1 of just the month of October for this station since 2014.
11 Historical average rain this season to day 1 of October for this station since 2014.
NWS Weather Forecast -
Outlook This Afternoon & Tonight
Mostly Sunny Hi 90 °F
NWS forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. WXSIM forecast: Fair to partly cloudy. Breezy and hot. High 91°F. Heat index up to 97°F. UV index up to 5. Wind south around 13 mph, gusting to 27 mph. Local station forecast:Increasing clouds and cooler. precipitation possible within 6 hrs. windy with possible wind shift to the w, nw, or n.
Chance T-Storms Lo 71 °F
NWS forecast: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southeast wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. WXSIM forecast: Fair in the evening, becoming fair to partly cloudy after midnight. Breezy. Low 71°F. Wind south around 11 mph, gusting to 17 mph.