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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Danbury, Danbury Municipal Airport (KDXR)

Lat: 41.28°NLon: -73.51°WElev: 456ft.

Fair

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed W 3 mph
Barometer 30.22 in (1023.7 mb)
Dewpoint 17°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 7 Feb 12:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Ridgefield CT

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a steady temperature around 26. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 26 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 43. Wind chill values between 25 and 35. Calm wind.

    Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of snow after 1am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 27. Northeast wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 27 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow likely, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Wind chill values between 20 and 25. Northeast wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 33 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 22. Northeast wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 22 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 33 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Snow likely, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 24 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 37 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of snow before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a steady temperature around 26. Calm wind.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 43. Wind chill values between 25 and 35. Calm wind.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of snow after 1am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 27. Northeast wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Snow likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Wind chill values between 20 and 25. Northeast wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 22. Northeast wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Tuesday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Tuesday Night
Snow likely, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22.
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Point Forecast:
Ridgefield CT
 41.28°N 73.51°W (Elev. 699 ft)
9:28 pm EST Feb 6, 2016
1am EST Feb 7, 2016-6pm EST Feb 13, 2016
 
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