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

Pipestone Municipal Airport (KPQN)

Lat: 44.01°NLon: -96.32°WElev: 1732ft.

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.11 in
Dewpoint 12°F (-11°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 6 Feb 5:14 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Pipestone MN

Blizzard Watch February 7, 12:00pm until February 8, 12:00pm
Dense Fog Advisory until February 6, 08:00am
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Blizzard Watch
Dense Fog Advisory
  •  
    Dense Fog Advisory until February 6, 08:00am

    NOW until
    8:00am Sat

    Dense Fog Advisory

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Widespread fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 21. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Fog

    Low: 21 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Widespread fog, mainly before 7am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 35. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Fog then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 35 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Mostly
    Cloudy and
    Breezy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely, mainly after 2pm.  Patchy blowing snow. Cloudy, with a high near 34. Windy, with a northwest wind 20 to 25 mph increasing to 30 to 35 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly before midnight.  Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 16. Windy, with a north northwest wind 30 to 35 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 16 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of snow before noon.  Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. Windy.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    High: 21 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Blustery.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 9 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 22.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 22 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Widespread fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 21. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Saturday
Widespread fog, mainly before 7am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 35. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly after 2pm. Patchy blowing snow. Cloudy, with a high near 34. Windy, with a northwest wind 20 to 25 mph increasing to 30 to 35 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly before midnight. Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 16. Windy, with a north northwest wind 30 to 35 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday
A slight chance of snow before noon. Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Blustery.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 22.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 23.
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Point Forecast:
Pipestone MN
 44.01°N 96.32°W (Elev. 1732 ft)
5:00 am CST Feb 6, 2016
5am CST Feb 6, 2016-6pm CST Feb 12, 2016
 
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