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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Birmingham, Birmingham International Airport (KBHM)

Lat: 33.53°NLon: -86.79°WElev: 643ft.

A Few Clouds

5°C

41°F

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed N 7 km/h
Barometer 1030.0 mb (30.41 in)
Dewpoint -5°C (23°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill3°C (38°F)
Last update 5 Feb 5:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Birmingham AL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around -1. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -1 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 11. Northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming north in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 11 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -1. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -1 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 13. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming west 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 13 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 3 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of rain.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 9.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 9 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -2 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 3.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 3 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -2.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -2 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around -1. Calm wind.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 11. Northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming north in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -1. Calm wind.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 13. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming west 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 9.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 3.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -2.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 9.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -2.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 12.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 3.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 14.
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Point Forecast:
Birmingham AL
 33.53°N 86.79°W
5:34 pm CST Feb 5, 2016
6pm CST Feb 5, 2016-6pm CST Feb 12, 2016
 
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