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 20 of just the month of January for this station since 2004.
11 Historical average rain this season to day 20 of January for this station since 2004.
NWS Weather Forecast -
Outlook Today & Tonight
Chance Drizzle/Snow and Patchy Fog
Hi 36 °F
NWS forecast: A chance of drizzle and snow before 3pm, then a chance of drizzle. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 36. South southeast wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected. WXSIM forecast: Dense overcast. Patchy light fog. A chance of rain. Relatively mild. High 36°. Wind east-southeast around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent. Precipitation mostly less than a tenth of an inch. Local station forecast:Mostly cloudy and cooler. precipitation possible within 12 hours, possibly heavy at times. windy.
Chance Drizzle and Areas Fog then Areas Fog
Lo 33 °F
NWS forecast: A chance of drizzle, mainly before 9pm. Areas of fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 33. South southeast wind around 7 mph. WXSIM forecast: Dense overcast in the evening, becoming cloudy after midnight. Patchy light fog. A chance of a mix of rain and snow in the evening, then a slight chance of a mix of sleet, freezing rain, rain, and snow after midnight. Unusually mild. Low 30°. Wind east-southeast around 4 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent. Precipitation (liquid equivalent) mostly less than a tenth of an inch. No snow or ice (on ground) accumulation expected. Little if any freezing rain accumulation.