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

Columbia, Columbia Regional Airport (KCOU)

Lat: 38.95°NLon: -92.32°WElev: 889ft.

Fair

35°F

2°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed E 6 mph
Barometer 30.31 in (1027.5 mb)
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill30°F (-1°C)
Last update 5 Feb 6:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Columbia MO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 49. West wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 49 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 49. West wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Isolated snow showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. West wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Isolated
    Snow Showers

    Low: 29 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Scattered snow showers, mainly after 7am.  Cloudy, with a high near 31. Blustery.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    and Blustery

    High: 31 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Scattered snow showers before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Blustery.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 17 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 30.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 30 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 49. West wind 6 to 9 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 49. West wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Sunday Night
Isolated snow showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. West wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Scattered snow showers, mainly after 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 31. Blustery. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Scattered snow showers before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Blustery. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 30.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
Columbia MO
 38.95°N 92.32°W (Elev. 778 ft)
5:10 pm CST Feb 5, 2016
7pm CST Feb 5, 2016-6pm CST Feb 12, 2016
 
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