Significant Storm Systems To Impact Both The Northern Plains and The Carolinas

A strong low pressure system will bring very strong winds and blizzard conditions to portions of the Northern Plains today into tonight. Winds gusting over 60 mph at times may cause whiteout conditions. A second low pressure system is forecast to intensify rapidly off the U.S east coast bringing strong winds, heavy rainfall, and coastal flooding to the Carolina's.
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Current conditions at

Willmar Municipal Airport - John L. Rice Field (KBDH)

Lat: 45.13°NLon: -95.06°WElev: 1115ft.

Fair

36°F

2°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed W 18 G 24 mph
Barometer 29.68 in
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill26°F (-3°C)
Last update 7 Feb 8:55 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Willmar MN

Winter Storm Warning February 7, 04:00pm until February 8, 12:00pm
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Winter Storm Warning
  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of rain and snow between noon and 1pm, then snow likely.  Widespread blowing snow after 4pm. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 29 by 5pm. Windy, with a west northwest wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Cloudy and
    Breezy then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely and
    Blowing Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow.  Widespread blowing snow. Low around 12. Windy, with a north northwest wind 30 to 35 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow and
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 12 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow likely, mainly before noon.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as -10. Windy, with a north northwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: 17 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Patchy blowing snow before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -14. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Blustery
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 5 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 12. North northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 12 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -1. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -1 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 12. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the morning.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 12 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. North northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 2 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 15. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 15 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of rain and snow between noon and 1pm, then snow likely. Widespread blowing snow after 4pm. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 29 by 5pm. Windy, with a west northwest wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Snow. Widespread blowing snow. Low around 12. Windy, with a north northwest wind 30 to 35 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Monday
Snow likely, mainly before noon. Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as -10. Windy, with a north northwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
Patchy blowing snow before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -14. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 12. North northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -1. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 12. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. North northeast wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 15. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 14. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast after midnight.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the morning.
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Point Forecast:
Willmar MN
 45.13°N 95.06°W (Elev. 1135 ft)
8:56 am CST Feb 7, 2016
9am CST Feb 7, 2016-6pm CST Feb 13, 2016
 
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