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

New York, Kennedy International Airport (KJFK)

Lat: 40.71°NLon: -73.6°WElev: 10ft.

Partly Cloudy

37°F

3°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed SW 13 mph
Barometer 30.31 in (1026.4 mb)
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 6 Feb 7:51 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Hempstead NY

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 26. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 26 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 42. Wind chill values between 25 and 35. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain and snow, mainly after 1am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 31. Wind chill values between 25 and 30. Northeast wind 8 to 17 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain and snow before 9am, then snow likely.  Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 34. Wind chill values between 20 and 25. North wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Snow Likely

    High: 34 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 28. Northeast wind 11 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 28 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 35 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Snow likely, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 29 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 39 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of snow before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 26. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 42. Wind chill values between 25 and 35. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain and snow, mainly after 1am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 31. Wind chill values between 25 and 30. Northeast wind 8 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A chance of rain and snow before 9am, then snow likely. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 34. Wind chill values between 20 and 25. North wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 28. Northeast wind 11 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Tuesday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Tuesday Night
Snow likely, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 33.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 33.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.
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Point Forecast:
Hempstead NY
 40.71°N 73.6°W (Elev. 56 ft)
6:20 pm EST Feb 6, 2016
8pm EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 13, 2016
 
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