Strong winds and wintry weather for Northern Plains, Upper Midwest

A powerful storm system is forecast to develop in southern Canada on Saturday then track toward the Great Lakes by Sunday. Strong winds and wintry precipitation from this storm will impact the northern Plains and Upper Midwest beginning Saturday. Numerous High Wind Warnings, Wind Advisories even Blizzard Watches are in effect across this region.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Abingdon (KVJI)

Lat: 36.62°NLon: -82.17°WElev: 2070ft.

Fair

28°F

-2°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.35 in
Dewpoint 15°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Feb 6:15 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Bristol VA

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 49. Light north wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 4am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 30. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 30 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow showers likely before 9am, then rain showers likely between 9am and 4pm, then snow showers likely after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 41. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 41 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 25 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 29 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 18 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 28.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 28 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Calm wind.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 49. Light north wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 30. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph after midnight.
Monday
Snow showers likely before 9am, then rain showers likely between 9am and 4pm, then snow showers likely after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 41. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 18.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 28.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
Bristol VA
 36.62°N 82.17°W (Elev. 1821 ft)
3:04 am EST Feb 6, 2016
6am EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016
 
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