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

Sarasota / Bradenton, Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (KSRQ)

Lat: 27.33°NLon: -82.55°WElev: 30ft.

Mostly Cloudy

49°F

9°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed NE 12 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1020.4 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 6 Feb 5:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Sarasota FLSimilar City Names

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. North northeast wind 7 to 10 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain

    High: 61 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers before 11pm, then a chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. North northwest wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers before 8am.  Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 58. North northwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44. North northwest wind 6 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Light and variable wind becoming west 11 to 16 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. West wind 16 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. West northwest wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. West northwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 60. North northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. North northeast wind 7 to 10 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
A chance of showers before 11pm, then a chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. North northwest wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers before 8am. Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 58. North northwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44. North northwest wind 6 to 11 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Light and variable wind becoming west 11 to 16 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. West wind 16 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. West northwest wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. West northwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 60. North northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 65.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 48.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
Sarasota FLSimilar City Names
 27.33°N 82.55°W (Elev. 0 ft)
4:20 am EST Feb 6, 2016
6am EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016
 
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