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

Chicago, Chicago-O'Hare International Airport (KORD)

Lat: 41.89°NLon: -87.94°WElev: 666ft.

Overcast

29°F

-2°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 30.33 in (1027.8 mb)
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill23°F (-5°C)
Last update 5 Feb 8:51 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Elmhurst IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of flurries after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph after midnight.

    Chance
    Flurries

    Low: 24 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of flurries before 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    Flurries

    High: 39 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of rain after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 43 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain before 7pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 7pm and 1am, then a chance of snow after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 30 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 33.

    Chance Snow

    High: 33 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow before 7pm, then a chance of snow showers after 7pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 7am.  Cloudy, with a high near 23.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 23 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of snow showers before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 11 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of flurries after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph after midnight.
Saturday
A chance of flurries before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of rain after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain before 7pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 7pm and 1am, then a chance of snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 33.
Monday Night
A chance of snow before 7pm, then a chance of snow showers after 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers, mainly before 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 23.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of snow showers before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 22.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
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Point Forecast:
Elmhurst IL
 41.89°N 87.94°W
8:16 pm CST Feb 5, 2016
9pm CST Feb 5, 2016-6pm CST Feb 12, 2016
 
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