Significant Storm Systems To Impact Both The Northern Plains and The Carolinas

A strong low pressure system will bring very strong winds and blizzard conditions to portions of the Northern Plains today into tonight. Winds gusting over 60 mph at times may cause whiteout conditions. A second low pressure system is forecast to intensify rapidly off the U.S east coast bringing strong winds, heavy rainfall, and coastal flooding to the Carolina's.
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Current conditions at

Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)

Lat: 44.95°NLon: -93.28°WElev: 840ft.

Overcast

38°F

3°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed W 15 mph
Barometer 29.61 in (1003.5 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 7 Feb 2:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Minneapolis MN

Winter Weather Advisory February 7, 07:00pm until February 8, 12:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A slight chance of rain and snow after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a steady temperature around 36. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy

    High: 36 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow likely, mainly after 9pm.  Areas of blowing snow after 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 13. Blustery, with a northwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 13 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow likely, mainly before 10am.  Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a high near 18. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 18 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow before 7pm.  Patchy blowing snow before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. Wind chill values as low as -10. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 4 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 11. North northwest wind around 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 11 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -5. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -5 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 9. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 9 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -2. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -2 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 15. North wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 15 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A slight chance of rain and snow after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a steady temperature around 36. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Snow likely, mainly after 9pm. Areas of blowing snow after 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 13. Blustery, with a northwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday
Snow likely, mainly before 10am. Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a high near 18. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow before 7pm. Patchy blowing snow before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. Wind chill values as low as -10. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 11. North northwest wind around 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -5. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 9. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -2. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 15. North wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. West wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 16. North northwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. North northwest wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 15. North wind around 5 mph becoming east in the morning.
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Point Forecast:
Minneapolis MN
 44.95°N 93.28°W (Elev. 886 ft)
2:25 pm CST Feb 7, 2016
3pm CST Feb 7, 2016-6pm CST Feb 13, 2016
 
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