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

Frankfort, Capital City Airport (KFFT)

Lat: 38.19°NLon: -84.87°WElev: 804ft.

Fair

-1°C

30°F

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed NW 6 km/h
Barometer 1027.5 mb (30.33 in)
Dewpoint -8°C (18°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 6 Feb 1:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Frankfort KY

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -2 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 10. Light southwest wind increasing to 8 to 13 km/h in the morning.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 10 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -2. Southwest wind 5 to 8 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -2 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 12. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 16 to 21 km/h in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 12 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain likely before 4am, then rain and snow likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. South wind 10 to 13 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Rain
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 2 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow likely before 9am, then rain and snow likely between 9am and 10am, then rain likely after 10am.  Cloudy, with a high near 5. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Rain Likely

    High: 5 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely, mainly before 7pm.  Cloudy, with a low around -4. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: -4 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 0.

    Chance Snow

    High: 0 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7.

    Chance Snow

    Low: -7 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. Calm wind.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 10. Light southwest wind increasing to 8 to 13 km/h in the morning.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -2. Southwest wind 5 to 8 km/h.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 12. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 16 to 21 km/h in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Rain likely before 4am, then rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. South wind 10 to 13 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Monday
Snow likely before 9am, then rain and snow likely between 9am and 10am, then rain likely after 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 5. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.
Monday Night
Snow likely, mainly before 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around -4. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 0.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -2.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -9.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 2.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 4.
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Point Forecast:
Frankfort KY
 38.19°N 84.87°W (Elev. 152 m)
1:30 am EST Feb 6, 2016
2am EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016
 
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