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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Current conditions at

Southern Illinois Airport (KMDH)

Lat: 37.72°NLon: -89.23°WElev: 400ft.

Fair

44°F

7°C

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed N 6 mph
Barometer 30.37 in (1028.9 mb)
Dewpoint 22°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill41°F (5°C)
Last update 5 Feb 4:52 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Carbondale IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 53. South southwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. West wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 33 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 38. West northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Chance Rain

    High: 38 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of light snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 23. Northwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Light Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 32. West northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 32 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. West northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph after midnight.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 53. South southwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. West wind 7 to 9 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 38. West northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of light snow. Cloudy, with a low around 23. Northwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 32. West northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. West northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 43. South wind 6 to 8 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27. Southeast wind around 7 mph becoming north after midnight.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. North wind around 8 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Carbondale IL
 37.72°N 89.23°W
5:15 pm CST Feb 5, 2016
5pm CST Feb 5, 2016-6pm CST Feb 12, 2016
 
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