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Dangerous Winter Storm over the Northern Plains, Heavy Lake Effect Snow Likely for Western New York

Blizzard conditions are expected to persist over portions of the northern Plains through midday Wednesday. Strong winds and very cold temperatures will also yield sub-zero wind chill readings and blowing snow. Further east, Lake Effect Snow Warnings are in effect for portions of western New York. Snowfall amounts of 2 to 3 feet are possible late week into the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Grand Forks, Grand Forks International Airport (KGFK)

Lat: 47.95°NLon: 97.18°WElev: 843ft.

Snow Blowing Snow and Breezy

15°F

-9°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed NW 24 G 35 mph
Barometer 29.86 in (1013.0 mb)
Dewpoint 10°F (-12°C)
Visibility 1.25 mi
Wind Chill-4°F (-20°C)
Last update 7 Dec 5:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Alvarado MN

Winter Weather Advisory until December 7, 06:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until December 7, 06:00pm

    NOW until
    6:00pm Wed

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Today

    Today: Snow likely.  Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a high near 20. Windy, with a northwest wind 29 to 33 mph, with gusts as high as 47 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 20 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Areas of blowing snow before 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 14. Blustery, with a northwest wind 24 to 29 mph decreasing to 16 to 21 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 14 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before noon.  Cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 16 by noon, then falling to around 10 during the remainder of the day. Northwest wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    High: 16 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -13. Wind chill values as low as -25. West northwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -13 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near -1. West wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: -1 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -7 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of snow after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 7. East wind 7 to 9 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.

    Cloudy then
    Chance Snow

    High: 7 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow before midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 5. North northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Chance Snow
    then Cloudy

    Low: 5 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow likely. Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a high near 20. Windy, with a northwest wind 29 to 33 mph, with gusts as high as 47 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of snow. Areas of blowing snow before 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 14. Blustery, with a northwest wind 24 to 29 mph decreasing to 16 to 21 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 16 by noon, then falling to around 10 during the remainder of the day. Northwest wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -13. Wind chill values as low as -25. West northwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near -1. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the evening.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of snow after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 7. East wind 7 to 9 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 5. North northwest wind around 10 mph.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 5. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. West wind around 9 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 1. West southwest wind around 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. West wind around 11 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 0. West northwest wind 10 to 13 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Alvarado MN
 48.18°N 97°W
3:44 am CST Dec 7, 2016
6am CST Dec 7, 2016-6pm CST Dec 13, 2016
 
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