Strong winds and wintry weather for Northern Plains, Upper Midwest

A powerful storm system is forecast to develop in southern Canada on Saturday then track toward the Great Lakes by Sunday. Strong winds and wintry precipitation from this storm will impact the northern Plains and Upper Midwest beginning Saturday. Numerous High Wind Warnings, Wind Advisories even Blizzard Watches are in effect across this region.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lihue, Lihue Airport (PHLI)

Lat: 21.98°NLon: -159.35°WElev: 148ft.

Fair

81°F

27°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed S 16 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1014.9 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 5 Feb 1:53 pm HST
Extended Forecast for

Lihue HI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 80. South wind around 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Light northwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Light northwest wind increasing to 9 to 14 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 65. Very windy, with a north wind 28 to 33 mph, with gusts as high as 48 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Windy then
    Mostly Clear
    and Very
    Windy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 74. Windy, with a north wind 21 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 74 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Northeast wind around 13 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 75. Northeast wind 7 to 13 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. Northeast wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Isolated showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 80. South wind around 7 mph.
Tonight
Isolated showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Light northwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Showers likely, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Light northwest wind increasing to 9 to 14 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers likely before midnight. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 65. Very windy, with a north wind 28 to 33 mph, with gusts as high as 48 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 74. Windy, with a north wind 21 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Northeast wind around 13 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 75. Northeast wind 7 to 13 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. Northeast wind around 7 mph.
Tuesday
Isolated showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
Isolated showers after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Isolated showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Isolated showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Northeast wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Isolated showers. Sunny, with a high near 81. East wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
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Point Forecast:
Lihue HI
 21.98°N 159.35°W (Elev. 102 ft)
6:00 am HST Feb 5, 2016
2pm HST Feb 5, 2016-6pm HST Feb 11, 2016
 
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