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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Current conditions at

Granite Falls, Granite Falls Municipal Airport/Lenzen-Roe Memorial Field (KGDB)

Lat: 44.81°NLon: -95.54°WElev: 1047ft.

Overcast

36°F

2°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed S 12 mph
Barometer 29.75 in
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill28°F (-2°C)
Last update 6 Feb 9:34 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Granite Falls MN

Winter Storm Warning February 7, 12:00pm until February 8, 12:00pm
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Winter Storm Warning
  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance Rain
    then Mostly
    Cloudy and
    Breezy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow showers before noon, then rain and snow showers likely between noon and 2pm, then snow showers likely after 2pm.  Widespread blowing snow after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 35 by noon, then falling to around 29 during the remainder of the day. Windy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph increasing to 30 to 35 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely and
    Blowing Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before 9pm.  Widespread blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 14. Windy, with a north northwest wind 30 to 35 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 14 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before noon.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18. Windy, with a north northwest wind 25 to 35 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: 18 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Areas of blowing snow before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Areas Blowing
    Snow and
    Blustery then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 6 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 17. North northwest wind around 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 17 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 2 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 17 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. East wind around 5 mph becoming north northeast after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 3 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers before noon, then rain and snow showers likely between noon and 2pm, then snow showers likely after 2pm. Widespread blowing snow after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 35 by noon, then falling to around 29 during the remainder of the day. Windy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph increasing to 30 to 35 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before 9pm. Widespread blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 14. Windy, with a north northwest wind 30 to 35 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before noon. Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18. Windy, with a north northwest wind 25 to 35 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.
Monday Night
Areas of blowing snow before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 17. North northwest wind around 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. East wind around 5 mph becoming north northeast after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 19. North wind around 10 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. South southeast wind around 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Granite Falls MN
 44.81°N 95.54°W (Elev. 951 ft)
8:40 pm CST Feb 6, 2016
9pm CST Feb 6, 2016-6pm CST Feb 13, 2016
 
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