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

Jamestown, Jamestown Municipal Airport (KJMS)

Lat: 46.91°NLon: -97.99°WElev: 1499ft.

Fair

22°F

-6°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1020.7 mb)
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 5 Feb 8:56 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Valley City ND

Blizzard Watch February 7, 06:00am until February 8, 06:00am
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Blizzard Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 11 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Partly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 43 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of rain before 2am, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 2am and 4am, then a slight chance of snow after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Windy, with a west southwest wind 18 to 23 mph increasing to 31 to 36 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 49 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Windy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely, mainly after 2pm.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 31. Windy, with a north northwest wind 32 to 39 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: 31 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly before 7pm.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 13. Windy, with a north northwest wind 30 to 37 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 13 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of snow before 7am.  Areas of blowing snow before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 21. Blustery.

    Chance Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 21 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of snow after 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 21 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of snow before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 11 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain before 2am, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 2am and 4am, then a slight chance of snow after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Windy, with a west southwest wind 18 to 23 mph increasing to 31 to 36 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 49 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly after 2pm. Widespread blowing snow, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 31. Windy, with a north northwest wind 32 to 39 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly before 7pm. Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 13. Windy, with a north northwest wind 30 to 37 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of snow before 7am. Areas of blowing snow before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 21. Blustery.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow after 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of snow before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 18.
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Point Forecast:
Valley City ND
 46.91°N 97.99°W
7:15 pm CST Feb 5, 2016
9pm CST Feb 5, 2016-6pm CST Feb 12, 2016
 
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