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

Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)

Lat: 44.83°NLon: -93.16°WElev: 840ft.

Overcast

25°F

-4°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1022.0 mb)
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Wind Chill19°F (-7°C)
Last update 6 Feb 4:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Eagan MN

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 35 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. South southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow before noon, then rain and snow likely between noon and 4pm, then snow likely after 4pm.  Patchy blowing snow after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 36. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly before 3am.  Patchy blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 16. Blustery, with a northwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 16 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before noon.  Areas of blowing snow before 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 20. Windy, with a north northwest wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Chance Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 20 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 6 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 14. North northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 14 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 0. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 0 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 14. North northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 14 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. South southwest wind around 10 mph.
Sunday
A chance of snow before noon, then rain and snow likely between noon and 4pm, then snow likely after 4pm. Patchy blowing snow after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 36. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly before 3am. Patchy blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 16. Blustery, with a northwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before noon. Areas of blowing snow before 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 20. Windy, with a north northwest wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 14. North northwest wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 0. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 14. North northwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 19. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 19. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Eagan MN
 44.83°N 93.16°W (Elev. 932 ft)
4:26 am CST Feb 6, 2016
5am CST Feb 6, 2016-6pm CST Feb 12, 2016
 
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