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

Minneapolis - Flying Cloud Airport (KFCM)

Lat: 44.93°NLon: -93.4°WElev: 906ft.

Mostly Cloudy

33°F

1°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed SW 12 mph
Barometer 29.67 in (1005.5 mb)
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill24°F (-4°C)
Last update 7 Feb 1:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Hopkins MN

Winter Weather Advisory February 7, 03:00pm until February 8, 12:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow showers likely, mainly after 3pm.  Areas of blowing snow after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 34. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow showers likely.  Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 15. Blustery, with a northwest wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 15 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before noon.  Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a high near 19. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    High: 19 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Patchy blowing snow before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 5 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 12. North northwest wind around 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 12 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -2. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -2 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 10. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 10 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -1. North wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -1 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday
Snow showers likely, mainly after 3pm. Areas of blowing snow after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 34. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
Snow showers likely. Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 15. Blustery, with a northwest wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before noon. Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a high near 19. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Monday Night
Patchy blowing snow before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 12. North northwest wind around 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -2. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 10. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -1. North wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 15. North wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 15. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 17. North wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Hopkins MN
 44.93°N 93.4°W (Elev. 919 ft)
1:40 am CST Feb 7, 2016
2am CST Feb 7, 2016-6pm CST Feb 13, 2016
 
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