Strong winds and wintry weather for Northern Plains, Upper Midwest

A powerful storm system over southern Canada will track toward the Great Lakes by Sunday. Strong winds and wintry precipitation from this storm will impact the northern Plains and Upper Midwest beginning today. Numerous High Wind Warnings, Wind Advisories even Blizzard Warnings are in effect across this region.
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Current conditions at

Brainerd - Crow Wing County Airport (KBRD)

Lat: 46.36°NLon: -94.2°WElev: 1220ft.

Mostly Cloudy

36°F

2°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed S 13 mph
Barometer 29.73 in (1008.5 mb)
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill27°F (-3°C)
Last update 6 Feb 4:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Brainerd MN

Winter Weather Advisory February 7, 12:00pm until February 8, 06:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of rain and snow before 4am, then a chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 35. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Breezy.
    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 35 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely, mainly after noon.  Patchy blowing snow after 3pm. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 25 by 5pm. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly before midnight.  Patchy blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 9. Blustery, with a northwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 9 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of snow before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 15. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Blustery.
    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 15 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Blustery

    Low: -1 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 11.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 11 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -6.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -6 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 12.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 12 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -4.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -4 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of rain and snow before 4am, then a chance of snow. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 35. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly after noon. Patchy blowing snow after 3pm. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 25 by 5pm. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly before midnight. Patchy blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 9. Blustery, with a northwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of snow before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 15. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 11.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -6.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 12.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -4.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 16.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 13.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -6.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 13.
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Point Forecast:
Brainerd MN
 46.36°N 94.2°W
3:37 pm CST Feb 6, 2016
5pm CST Feb 6, 2016-6pm CST Feb 13, 2016
 
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