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

Virginia Tech Airport (KBCB)

Lat: 37.36°NLon: -80.53°WElev: 2133ft.

Fair

22°F

-6°C

Humidity 91%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.39 in
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Feb 6:15 am EST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NNW Newport VA

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 35. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 35 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 27. West wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 27 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow likely, mainly after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 32. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow
    Likely

    High: 32 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 19 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 25 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 15 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 22 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 35. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 27. West wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Monday
Snow likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 32. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 5. Breezy.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Breezy.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NNW Newport VA
 37.36°N 80.53°W (Elev. 4049 ft)
4:00 am EST Feb 6, 2016
6am EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016
 
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