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

Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport (KCHO)

Lat: 38°NLon: -78.45°WElev: 640ft.

Fair

45°F

7°C

Humidity 30%
Wind Speed Vrbl 6 mph
Barometer 30.28 in (1025.6 mb)
Dewpoint 15°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill42°F (6°C)
Last update 6 Feb 2:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSE Charlottesville VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Light and variable wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain likely after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Rain
    Likely

    High: 44 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. East wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 30 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain and snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 39 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 36.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 36 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Light and variable wind.
Monday
Rain likely after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. East wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 34.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 37.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSE Charlottesville VA
 38°N 78.45°W (Elev. 620 ft)
12:34 pm EST Feb 6, 2016
3pm EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 13, 2016
 
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