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

Leadville, Lake County Airport (KLXV)

Lat: 39.25°NLon: -106.29°WElev: 9928ft.

Fair

-15°C

5°F

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed NE 17 km/h
Barometer 1031.2 mb (30.35 in)
Dewpoint -19°C (-2°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-23°C (-10°F)
Last update 6 Feb 1:53 am MST
Extended Forecast for

Leadville CO

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around -18. Wind chill values between -20 and -25. Northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -18 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near -2. Wind chill values between -15 and -25. Northeast wind 20 to 25 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: -2 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -13. Wind chill values between -15 and -20. North northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 15 to 20 km/h after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -13 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near -2. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Blustery, with a northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h increasing to 30 to 35 km/h in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Blustery

    High: -2 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -12. North northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -12 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 0. Northwest wind around 25 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 0 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -11. Calm wind becoming west northwest 5 to 10 km/h in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -11 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 4. West northwest wind around 10 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 4 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -10. West northwest wind around 10 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -10 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around -18. Wind chill values between -20 and -25. Northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -2. Wind chill values between -15 and -25. Northeast wind 20 to 25 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -13. Wind chill values between -15 and -20. North northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 15 to 20 km/h after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -2. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Blustery, with a northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h increasing to 30 to 35 km/h in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -12. North northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 0. Northwest wind around 25 km/h.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -11. Calm wind becoming west northwest 5 to 10 km/h in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 4. West northwest wind around 10 km/h.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -10. West northwest wind around 10 km/h.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 5. West wind around 10 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -10. West wind around 10 km/h.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 3. West northwest wind around 10 km/h.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -10. West wind around 10 km/h.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 4. West wind around 10 km/h.
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Point Forecast:
Leadville CO
 39.25°N 106.29°W (Elev. 3143 m)
12:01 am MST Feb 6, 2016
2am MST Feb 6, 2016-6pm MST Feb 12, 2016
 
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