National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Have your umbrella handy, and keep a tight grip on it - it's going to be a wet and windy day, continuing tonight. Wind gusts from 30 to 40 mph will be common (from the east), mostly west of the Mississippi river in open and unsheltered areas. One more cool day today, but warmer air moves in Wednesday, persisting into the weekend.
Strong winds will blow from the east today, persisting into tonight. Wind gusts from 30 to 40 mph are expected, strongest across the open and unsheltered areas of southeast Minnesota and northeast Iowa. Unsecured outdoor objects could be blown around while motorists in high profile vehicles may encounter difficult travel at times.