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 Warnings are in effect across this region.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fitchburg, Fitchburg Municipal Airport (KFIT)

Lat: 42.59°NLon: -71.97°WElev: 348ft.

Fair

24°F

-4°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed N 5 mph
Barometer 30.16 in (1021.6 mb)
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill18°F (-8°C)
Last update 7 Feb 2:52 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Gardner MA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 23. Southwest wind around 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 23 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 40. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable.

    Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. East wind 6 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 21 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. Northeast wind 11 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    High: 25 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 17. North wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 17 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 28 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 31 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of snow showers before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 23. Southwest wind around 8 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 40. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. East wind 6 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. Northeast wind 11 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 17. North wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of snow showers before 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.
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Point Forecast:
Gardner MA
 42.59°N 71.97°W (Elev. 1152 ft)
12:08 am EST Feb 7, 2016
3am EST Feb 7, 2016-6pm EST Feb 13, 2016
 
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