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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Current conditions at

North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County Airport (KUKF)

Lat: 36.21°NLon: -80.99°WElev: 1299ft.

Fair

36°F

2°C

Humidity 38%
Wind Speed NW 6 mph
Barometer 30.40 in
Dewpoint 12°F (-11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill31°F (-1°C)
Last update 5 Feb 6:35 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Roaring River NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 24. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 24 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 52. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 7 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of snow before 9am, then a chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 44 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 10pm and midnight, then a chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 25 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 38.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 24. Light and variable wind.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Light and variable wind.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Calm wind.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 52. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Calm wind.
Monday
A chance of snow before 9am, then a chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Monday Night
A chance of rain before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 10pm and midnight, then a chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 18.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 38.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
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Point Forecast:
Roaring River NC
 36.21°N 80.99°W (Elev. 1089 ft)
6:30 pm EST Feb 5, 2016
6pm EST Feb 5, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016
 
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