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Arctic Front to Bring Wintry Conditions and Bitter Cold

A strong arctic front will bring heavy snow and blowing snow and high winds across the North Plains. As the front moves south, bitter cold will spread across much of the western 2/3rds of the U.S. Heavy lake effect snow will continue downwind of the Great Lakes, and heavy snow and areas with a wintry mix can be expected in southwest Alaska. Read More >

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HOT AIR BALLOON FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
716 AM CST FRI JAN 27 2023

MNZ060-280130-
Hennepin-
FOR THE TWIN CITIES METRO AREA
716 AM CST Fri Jan 27 2023


DATE                                           FRI 01/27/23       /
CST        6A 7A 8A 9A 10 11 12 1P 2P 3P 4P 5P 6P 7P 8P 9P 10 11 12 1A 2A 3A 4A 5A

TEMP       30 28 26 23 21 20 19 19 18 17 16 14 13 12 11  9  7  6  5  5  4  4  4  3
HT INDEX                                                                          
SFC WDIR   SW SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N
SFC WSPD    7 11 15 19 19 19 19 19 19 18 16 15 15 13 13 12 12 10  9  8  7  7  7  6
SFC WGUST  20 26 29 31 30 29 28 28 28 26 24 24 22 20 19 18 16 14 14 13 12 11 11 11

500FT WDIR SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N
500FT WSPD  7 11 16 17 17 16 16 15 14 13 12 10 10 13 12 10 10 10 10  9  8  8  8  9
1KFT WDIR  SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N
1KFT WSPD  16 22 29 31 30 28 28 28 25 23 22 21 21 22 20 17 15 15 14 12 11 10 10 10
3KFT WDIR   W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N
3KFT WSPD  28 33 37 38 38 37 37 37 34 33 31 29 27 27 25 21 18 16 15 13 11  9  8  8

SKY COVER  OV OV BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK
 POP6HR    |        54       |        0        |        0        |        5        

SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                    
JANUARY 27 2023.......SUNRISE   738 AM CST   SUNSET   514 PM CST     
JANUARY 28 2023.......SUNRISE   737 AM CST   SUNSET   515 PM CST     

KMSP 271120Z 2712/2818 22012G21KT 4SM -SN OVC015
      TEMPO 2712/2714 2SM -SN BR BKN009
     FM271500 30024G34KT 5SM BLSN BKN018
     FM271800 30019G30KT P6SM BKN025
     FM272200 30016G27KT P6SM BKN030
     FM280200 30010KT P6SM BKN040
     FM281000 35007KT P6SM BKN040
&&

TEMP...2M TEMPERATURE. HT INDEX...HEAT INDEX IF 60 DEGREES OR HIGHER. 
SFC.....SURFACE. 500FT...500 FEET AGL. 1KFT...1000 FEET AGL. 3KFT...3000 FEET AGL. 
WDIR....WIND DIRECTION. WSPD...WIND SPEED IN KTS. WGST...WIND GUST IN KTS.
POP6HR..6-HOUR PROBABILITY OF MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION (0.01 INCH OR MORE).

NOTE: + is 100 PERCENT PROBABILITY 

THIS FORECAST IS NOT ROUTINELY UPDATED OR AMENDED OUTSIDE OF SCHEDULED ISSUANCES.

$$

MNZ063-280130-
Washington-
FOR EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA
716 AM CST Fri Jan 27 2023


DATE                                           FRI 01/27/23       /
CST        6A 7A 8A 9A 10 11 12 1P 2P 3P 4P 5P 6P 7P 8P 9P 10 11 12 1A 2A 3A 4A 5A

TEMP       26 26 25 25 23 21 19 19 18 17 16 15 14 12 11 10  8  7  6  5  5  4  4  2
HT INDEX                                                                          
SFC WDIR    S SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N
SFC WSPD    7 10 13 16 17 18 18 18 18 17 16 14 15 14 13 13 12 11  9  8  8  7  7  6
SFC WGUST  20 20 25 29 28 27 28 27 27 27 24 23 22 21 20 19 17 15 14 13 12 11 11 10

500FT WDIR  S SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W NW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N
500FT WSPD  8  7 11 15 16 16 15 15 14 14 13 12 10 13 13 12 11 10 10  9  7  7  7  8
1KFT WDIR  SW SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N
1KFT WSPD  17 15 22 28 28 26 27 27 25 24 23 22 21 23 21 18 16 15 14 13 13 12 12 11
3KFT WDIR   W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
3KFT WSPD  28 29 34 35 34 34 35 36 33 32 31 29 27 27 25 22 19 18 17 14 12 10  9  8

SKY COVER  OV OV OV BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK
 POP6HR    |        62       |        0        |        0        |        5        

SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                    
JANUARY 27 2023.......SUNRISE   738 AM CST   SUNSET   514 PM CST     
JANUARY 28 2023.......SUNRISE   737 AM CST   SUNSET   515 PM CST     

KRNH 271120Z 2712/2812 20015G24KT 3SM -SN BR OVC010
     FM271500 24018G27KT 6SM BR OVC015
     FM272200 30016G24KT P6SM BKN020
     FM280200 30013KT P6SM BKN040
&&

TEMP...2M TEMPERATURE. HT INDEX...HEAT INDEX IF 60 DEGREES OR HIGHER. 
SFC.....SURFACE. 500FT...500 FEET AGL. 1KFT...1000 FEET AGL. 3KFT...3000 FEET AGL. 
WDIR....WIND DIRECTION. WSPD...WIND SPEED IN KTS. WGST...WIND GUST IN KTS.
POP6HR..6-HOUR PROBABILITY OF MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION (0.01 INCH OR MORE).

NOTE: + is 100 PERCENT PROBABILITY 

THIS FORECAST IS NOT ROUTINELY UPDATED OR AMENDED OUTSIDE OF SCHEDULED ISSUANCES.

$$

MNZ049-280130-
Stearns-
FOR CENTRAL MINNESOTA
716 AM CST Fri Jan 27 2023


DATE                                           FRI 01/27/23       /
CST        6A 7A 8A 9A 10 11 12 1P 2P 3P 4P 5P 6P 7P 8P 9P 10 11 12 1A 2A 3A 4A 5A

TEMP       29 25 21 17 16 15 15 15 14 12 12 10 10  9  7  5  4  4  2  2  1  1  0 -1
HT INDEX                                                                          
SFC WDIR   NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N
SFC WSPD   17 18 19 20 20 20 20 19 18 18 16 15 14 14 13 12 11 10  9  8  8  8  8  8
SFC WGUST  35 35 35 35 33 32 31 29 27 27 25 24 23 21 20 19 17 16 16 15 13 12 12 13

500FT WDIR NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
500FT WSPD 15 17 16 16 16 16 18 16 14 13 13 11 10 10  9  8  7  6  6  6  7  7  7  8
1KFT WDIR  NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
1KFT WSPD  21 25 25 27 26 25 28 26 23 22 21 20 21 20 19 17 16 15 14 12 11 10 10 11
3KFT WDIR  NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N
3KFT WSPD  36 40 41 40 39 38 40 38 35 33 32 30 29 29 26 22 19 17 15 12 10  9  9  9

SKY COVER  BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK
 POP6HR    |        28       |        0        |        0        |        2        

SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                    
JANUARY 27 2023.......SUNRISE   743 AM CST   SUNSET   515 PM CST     
JANUARY 28 2023.......SUNRISE   742 AM CST   SUNSET   517 PM CST     

KSTC 271222Z 2712/2812 30020G30KT 6SM -SHSN BLSN BR BKN012
     FM271900 30018G28KT P6SM BKN020
     FM280000 32013KT P6SM BKN050
&&

TEMP...2M TEMPERATURE. HT INDEX...HEAT INDEX IF 60 DEGREES OR HIGHER. 
SFC.....SURFACE. 500FT...500 FEET AGL. 1KFT...1000 FEET AGL. 3KFT...3000 FEET AGL. 
WDIR....WIND DIRECTION. WSPD...WIND SPEED IN KTS. WGST...WIND GUST IN KTS.
POP6HR..6-HOUR PROBABILITY OF MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION (0.01 INCH OR MORE).

NOTE: + is 100 PERCENT PROBABILITY 

THIS FORECAST IS NOT ROUTINELY UPDATED OR AMENDED OUTSIDE OF SCHEDULED ISSUANCES.

$$

WIZ028-280130-
Eau Claire-
FOR WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN
716 AM CST Fri Jan 27 2023


DATE                                           FRI 01/27/23       /
CST        6A 7A 8A 9A 10 11 12 1P 2P 3P 4P 5P 6P 7P 8P 9P 10 11 12 1A 2A 3A 4A 5A

TEMP       19 21 23 25 26 26 25 23 22 20 19 17 16 15 14 12 11 10  8  8  7  7  7  5
HT INDEX                                                                          
SFC WDIR    S  S SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
SFC WSPD   11 12 12 13 14 16 18 18 18 18 17 16 16 16 16 15 14 13 11 10  9  8  7  6
SFC WGUST  29 26 25 25 25 25 26 26 27 27 26 24 26 25 25 23 21 20 19 17 15 13 12 12

500FT WDIR  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N
500FT WSPD 11 10 10  9 10 14 15 15 15 14 13 12 11 11 12 11 10  9  9  8  6  5  5  5
1KFT WDIR   S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N
1KFT WSPD  21 19 18 18 18 22 25 26 26 25 24 24 23 22 24 21 19 17 15 13 12 11 10  9
3KFT WDIR  SW SW  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
3KFT WSPD  44 39 37 36 32 31 31 31 31 32 31 30 30 28 29 26 24 22 20 18 16 14 13 12

SKY COVER  OV OV OV OV OV BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK
 POP6HR    |        93       |        14       |        0        |        4        

SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                    
JANUARY 27 2023.......SUNRISE   731 AM CST   SUNSET   507 PM CST     
JANUARY 28 2023.......SUNRISE   730 AM CST   SUNSET   508 PM CST     

KEAU 271120Z 2712/2812 19015KT 2SM -SN BR OVC015
     FM271600 24016G28KT 5SM BLSN BKN015
     FM272200 28014G20KT P6SM OVC025
     FM280300 30013KT P6SM BKN040=
&&

TEMP...2M TEMPERATURE. HT INDEX...HEAT INDEX IF 60 DEGREES OR HIGHER. 
SFC.....SURFACE. 500FT...500 FEET AGL. 1KFT...1000 FEET AGL. 3KFT...3000 FEET AGL. 
WDIR....WIND DIRECTION. WSPD...WIND SPEED IN KTS. WGST...WIND GUST IN KTS.
POP6HR..6-HOUR PROBABILITY OF MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION (0.01 INCH OR MORE).

NOTE: + is 100 PERCENT PROBABILITY 

THIS FORECAST IS NOT ROUTINELY UPDATED OR AMENDED OUTSIDE OF SCHEDULED ISSUANCES.

$$

MNZ093-280130-
Freeborn-
FOR SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA
716 AM CST Fri Jan 27 2023


DATE                                           FRI 01/27/23       /
CST        6A 7A 8A 9A 10 11 12 1P 2P 3P 4P 5P 6P 7P 8P 9P 10 11 12 1A 2A 3A 4A 5A

TEMP       30 30 29 29 26 23 22 21 19 18 17 16 15 14 13 11 11 11 10  9  9  9  9  8
HT INDEX                                                                          
SFC WDIR   SW SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N
SFC WSPD   10 13 15 18 19 19 19 19 19 17 16 14 14 14 13 12 11 10  8  8  8  8  8  7
SFC WGUST  22 26 30 31 31 30 29 29 28 26 25 23 23 22 21 19 18 17 15 14 13 12 12 12

500FT WDIR SW  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N NE NE
500FT WSPD 13 13 16 20 21 19 18 18 16 15 13 12 11  9  9  6  5  5  5  5  5  5  6  6
1KFT WDIR  SW  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N NE NE
1KFT WSPD  20 19 23 30 30 28 28 28 26 24 22 21 21 20 20 16 14 14 14 12 11 10 10 11
3KFT WDIR   W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
3KFT WSPD  35 37 40 41 40 37 37 38 36 35 33 31 28 27 25 20 17 15 14 13 11 10  6  3

SKY COVER  OV OV OV BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK OV OV
 POP6HR    |        68       |        1        |        0        |        44       

SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                    
JANUARY 27 2023.......SUNRISE   732 AM CST   SUNSET   514 PM CST     
JANUARY 28 2023.......SUNRISE   731 AM CST   SUNSET   515 PM CST     

KRST 271136Z 2712/2812 21020G30KT 1 1/2SM -SN BR OVC010
     FM271400 24016G25KT 4SM -SHSN BLSN OVC012
     FM271500 26019G28KT P6SM VCSH OVC015
     FM271700 30020G30KT P6SM OVC020
     FM280100 30012KT P6SM BKN030
     FM280800 32009KT P6SM BKN040
&&

TEMP...2M TEMPERATURE. HT INDEX...HEAT INDEX IF 60 DEGREES OR HIGHER. 
SFC.....SURFACE. 500FT...500 FEET AGL. 1KFT...1000 FEET AGL. 3KFT...3000 FEET AGL. 
WDIR....WIND DIRECTION. WSPD...WIND SPEED IN KTS. WGST...WIND GUST IN KTS.
POP6HR..6-HOUR PROBABILITY OF MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION (0.01 INCH OR MORE).

NOTE: + is 100 PERCENT PROBABILITY 

THIS FORECAST IS NOT ROUTINELY UPDATED OR AMENDED OUTSIDE OF SCHEDULED ISSUANCES.

$$