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

O'Neill / Baker Field (KONL)

Lat: 43.03°NLon: -98.62°WElev: 2031ft.

Overcast

35°F

2°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed NW 10 mph
Barometer 30.21 in
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill27°F (-3°C)
Last update 5 Feb 6:15 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles WSW Pickstown SD

High Wind Watch February 7, 06:00am until February 7, 09:00pm
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High Wind Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 22. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Gradual
    Clearing

    Low: 22 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 46. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Mostly
    Cloudy and
    Breezy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of rain after noon, mixing with snow after 3pm.  Patchy blowing snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Very windy, with a west northwest wind 25 to 30 mph increasing to 35 to 40 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 38 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of snow.  Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 25 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Areas of blowing snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 32. Breezy.

    Areas Blowing
    Snow and
    Breezy

    High: 32 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 36.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 36 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 22. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 46. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain after noon, mixing with snow after 3pm. Patchy blowing snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Very windy, with a west northwest wind 25 to 30 mph increasing to 35 to 40 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of snow. Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Areas of blowing snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 32. Breezy.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 39.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles WSW Pickstown SD
 43.03°N 98.62°W (Elev. 1493 ft)
5:15 pm CST Feb 5, 2016
6pm CST Feb 5, 2016-6pm CST Feb 12, 2016
 
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