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

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.18°NLon: -83.39°WElev: 2021ft.

Fair

22°F

-6°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.36 in
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Feb 5:55 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Franklin NC

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. North wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 49. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 4am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 31. West northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 31 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of snow showers before 10am, then a chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. West wind 6 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 40 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 23 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow before noon, then a chance of snow showers between noon and 2pm, then a chance of snow after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 32 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. North wind 3 to 5 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 49. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 31. West northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Monday
A chance of snow showers before 10am, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. West wind 6 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow before noon, then a chance of snow showers between noon and 2pm, then a chance of snow after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 42.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
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Point Forecast:
Franklin NC
 35.18°N 83.39°W (Elev. 2057 ft)
3:43 am EST Feb 6, 2016
6am EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016
 
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