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

Oak Island, Brunswick County Airport (KSUT)

Lat: 33.98°NLon: -77.93°WElev: 26ft.

Rain

38°F

3°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed N 16 G 25 mph
Barometer 30.11 in
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 7 Feb 12:55 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SW Kure Beach NC

Flood Watch February 7, 06:00am until February 7, 10:00pm
Wind Advisory February 7, 10:00am until February 7, 08:00pm
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Flood Watch
Wind Advisory
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Rain.  Low around 39. Breezy, with a north wind 20 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 45. Windy, with a north wind 22 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Rain and
    Windy

    High: 45 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 37. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 14 to 19 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 39 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain and
    Windy then
    Clear and
    Breezy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of rain after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a southwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    Rain and
    Breezy

    High: 54 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Breezy, with a west wind 18 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain
    and Breezy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 45 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. Breezy.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 32 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 42. Breezy.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 42 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 30.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Rain. Low around 39. Breezy, with a north wind 20 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Rain. High near 45. Windy, with a north wind 22 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain before 10pm. Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 37. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 14 to 19 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 39 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
A slight chance of rain after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a southwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A chance of rain before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Breezy, with a west wind 18 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. Breezy.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 42. Breezy.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 30.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 44.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 34.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SW Kure Beach NC
 33.98°N 77.93°W (Elev. 0 ft)
9:56 pm EST Feb 6, 2016
1am EST Feb 7, 2016-6pm EST Feb 13, 2016
 
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