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

Moorhead Municipal Airport (KJKJ)

Lat: 46.68°NLon: -96.82°WElev: 915ft.

Mostly Cloudy and Breezy

37°F

3°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed W 21 G 28 mph
Barometer 29.57 in
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill26°F (-3°C)
Last update 6 Feb 11:51 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Oxbow ND

Blizzard Warning February 7, 09:00am until February 8, 06:00am
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Blizzard Warning
  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after 1am.  Patchy blowing snow after 3am. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 35. Breezy, with a west wind 26 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.  Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 35 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely, mainly before 2pm.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly between 8am and 5pm. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 24 by 5pm. Windy, with a north northwest wind 29 to 36 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: 32 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before 4am.  Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 12. Windy, with a north northwest wind 26 to 32 mph, with gusts as high as 47 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 12 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 19. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 18 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Blustery

    High: 19 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. North northwest wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 6 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 16.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 16 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 2 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 16 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 4 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after 1am. Patchy blowing snow after 3am. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 35. Breezy, with a west wind 26 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly before 2pm. Widespread blowing snow, mainly between 8am and 5pm. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 24 by 5pm. Windy, with a north northwest wind 29 to 36 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, mainly before 4am. Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 12. Windy, with a north northwest wind 26 to 32 mph, with gusts as high as 47 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 19. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 18 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. North northwest wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 16.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Wednesday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 12.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -3.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 14.
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Point Forecast:
Oxbow ND
 46.68°N 96.82°W
8:45 pm CST Feb 6, 2016
12am CST Feb 7, 2016-6pm CST Feb 12, 2016
 
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