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 Watches are in effect across this region.
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Current conditions at

Lawrenceville, Gwinnett County-Briscoe Field Airport (KLZU)

Lat: 34.11°NLon: -83.99°WElev: 1060ft.

Fair

8°C

46°F

Humidity 32%
Wind Speed E 13 km/h
Barometer 30.33 in
Dewpoint -8°C (18°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill6°C (42°F)
Last update 6 Feb 12:45 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Buford GA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 11. East wind around 10 km/h becoming north.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 11 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around -1. North wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -1 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 12. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 12 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 2. West wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 2 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 8. West wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 8 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 1am, then a slight chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: -2 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 2.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 2 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -4.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -4 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 4.

    Sunny

    High: 4 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 11. East wind around 10 km/h becoming north.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around -1. North wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 12. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 2. West wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 8. West wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 1am, then a slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 2.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -4.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 4.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -4.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 8.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 1.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 12.
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Point Forecast:
Buford GA
 34.11°N 83.99°W (Elev. 336 m)
12:00 pm EST Feb 6, 2016
1pm EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016
 
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