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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.48°NLon: -82.61°WElev: 2165ft.

Fair

39°F

4°C

Humidity 30%
Wind Speed NW 8 mph
Barometer 30.23 in (1024.9 mb)
Dewpoint 10°F (-12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill33°F (1°C)
Last update 6 Feb 5:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Bent Creek NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 27. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 45. North northwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 10am, then rain showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 38 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain showers likely before 8pm, then rain and snow showers likely between 8pm and 10pm, then a chance of snow showers after 10pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 22. North northwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 22 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 30.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 30 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 28 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 45. North northwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Monday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 10am, then rain showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
Rain showers likely before 8pm, then rain and snow showers likely between 8pm and 10pm, then a chance of snow showers after 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 22. North northwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 30.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 38.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
Bent Creek NC
 35.48°N 82.61°W (Elev. 2635 ft)
3:05 pm EST Feb 6, 2016
6pm EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 13, 2016
 
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