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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Current conditions at

St. Cloud Regional Airport (KSTC)

Lat: 45.56°NLon: -94.18°WElev: 1020ft.

A Few Clouds

35°F

2°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed S 15 mph
Barometer 29.80 in (1011.3 mb)
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill25°F (-4°C)
Last update 6 Feb 4:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Saint Cloud MN

Winter Weather Advisory February 7, 12:00pm until February 8, 12:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of rain or freezing rain before 1am, then a slight chance of snow after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix and
    Breezy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely, mainly after noon.  Areas of blowing snow after 3pm. Cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 34 by 10am, then falling to around 26 during the remainder of the day. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly before midnight.  Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 11. Blustery, with a northwest wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 11 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of snow before noon.  Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    High: 17 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Patchy blowing snow before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. North northwest wind around 15 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 2 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 12. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 12 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -2. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -2 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 12. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 12 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3. East wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -3 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of rain or freezing rain before 1am, then a slight chance of snow after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly after noon. Areas of blowing snow after 3pm. Cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 34 by 10am, then falling to around 26 during the remainder of the day. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly before midnight. Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 11. Blustery, with a northwest wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of snow before noon. Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Monday Night
Patchy blowing snow before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. North northwest wind around 15 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 12. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -2. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 12. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3. East wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 16. North wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 15. North northwest wind around 10 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -3. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 13. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the morning.
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Point Forecast:
Saint Cloud MN
 45.56°N 94.18°W (Elev. 1027 ft)
3:10 pm CST Feb 6, 2016
5pm CST Feb 6, 2016-6pm CST Feb 13, 2016
 
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