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 Watches are in effect across this region.
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Current conditions at

Grand Forks, Grand Forks International Airport (KGFK)

Lat: 47.91°NLon: -97.06°WElev: 843ft.

Mostly Cloudy

38°F

3°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed S 13 mph
Barometer 29.65 in (1005.1 mb)
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill30°F (-1°C)
Last update 6 Feb 1:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Grand Forks NDSimilar City Names

Blizzard Watch February 7, 06:00am until February 8, 06:00am
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Blizzard Watch
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. South southwest wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 38 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of rain before 9pm, then a chance of rain and sleet between 9pm and 11pm, then snow likely after 11pm.  Patchy blowing snow after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 26. Blustery, with a south southwest wind 20 to 26 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 26 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely, mainly before 2pm.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 11am. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 18 by 5pm. Windy, with a north northwest wind 28 to 38 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: 29 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 9. Windy, with a north northwest wind 25 to 32 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.

    Chance Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 9 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 16. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 16 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Blustery

    High: 16 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 2 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 11.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 11 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -2 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 14.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 14 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. South southwest wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of rain before 9pm, then a chance of rain and sleet between 9pm and 11pm, then snow likely after 11pm. Patchy blowing snow after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 26. Blustery, with a south southwest wind 20 to 26 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly before 2pm. Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 11am. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 18 by 5pm. Windy, with a north northwest wind 28 to 38 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 9. Windy, with a north northwest wind 25 to 32 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 16. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 16 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 11.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 14.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 7.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Forks NDSimilar City Names
 47.91°N 97.06°W
12:45 pm CST Feb 6, 2016
2pm CST Feb 6, 2016-6pm CST Feb 12, 2016
 
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