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 Watches are in effect across this region.
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Current conditions at

Crookston Municipal Field (KCKN)

Lat: 47.77°NLon: -96.62°WElev: 889ft.

Fair

25°F

-4°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed S 17 mph
Barometer 29.87 in
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill12°F (-11°C)
Last update 6 Feb 7:35 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Crookston MN

Blizzard Watch February 7, 06:00am until February 8, 06:00am
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Blizzard Watch
  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of sleet between noon and 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Sleet
    and Breezy

    High: 35 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of rain and sleet before 11pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 11pm and midnight, then snow likely after midnight.  Patchy blowing snow after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 26. Blustery, with a south southwest wind 21 to 28 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 26 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely, mainly before 3pm.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 11am. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 15 by 5pm. Windy, with a north northwest wind 28 to 33 mph increasing to 34 to 39 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: 27 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 7. Windy, with a north wind 31 to 36 mph decreasing to 24 to 29 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.

    Chance Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 7 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 15. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 16 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Blustery

    High: 15 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 1 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 10.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 10 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -3 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 13.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 13 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of sleet between noon and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A slight chance of rain and sleet before 11pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 11pm and midnight, then snow likely after midnight. Patchy blowing snow after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 26. Blustery, with a south southwest wind 21 to 28 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly before 3pm. Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 11am. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 15 by 5pm. Windy, with a north northwest wind 28 to 33 mph increasing to 34 to 39 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 7. Windy, with a north wind 31 to 36 mph decreasing to 24 to 29 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 15. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 16 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 10.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 13.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 6.
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Point Forecast:
Crookston MN
 47.77°N 96.62°W
6:29 am CST Feb 6, 2016
7am CST Feb 6, 2016-6pm CST Feb 12, 2016
 
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