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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Current conditions at

Mattoon / Charleston, Coles County Memorial Airport (KMTO)

Lat: 39.47°NLon: -88.36°WElev: 722ft.

Fog/Mist

24°F

-4°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.36 in (1028.9 mb)
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Last update 5 Feb 8:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Mattoon IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 46. South southeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Southwest wind around 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 49. South southwest wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain between 7pm and 1am, then a chance of snow after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. West wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 28 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 33. West northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Chance Snow

    High: 33 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 19. West northwest wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 19 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow before 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25.

    Chance Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 25 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph after midnight.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 46. South southeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Southwest wind around 7 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 49. South southwest wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain between 7pm and 1am, then a chance of snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. West wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 33. West northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 19. West northwest wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of snow before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 34.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
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Point Forecast:
Mattoon IL
 39.47°N 88.36°W (Elev. 728 ft)
6:37 pm CST Feb 5, 2016
9pm CST Feb 5, 2016-6pm CST Feb 12, 2016
 
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