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 Warnings are in effect across this region.
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Current conditions at

Springfield - Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI)

Lat: 39.78°NLon: -89.63°WElev: 587ft.

Fair

2°C

36°F

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed SW 6 km/h
Barometer 1020.1 mb (30.12 in)
Dewpoint -2°C (28°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 6 Feb 11:52 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Springfield IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 0. South southwest wind 11 to 18 km/h.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 0 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of rain after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 9. West southwest wind 21 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 9 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain before 7pm, then a chance of snow after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3. West wind 16 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Chance Snow

    Low: -3 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of snow before 7am, then scattered snow showers after 7am.  Cloudy, with a high near -2. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 24 to 32 km/h, with gusts as high as 42 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow
    and Blustery

    High: -2 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Scattered snow showers before 7pm, then a chance of snow after 7pm.  Cloudy, with a low around -9. Blustery, with a northwest wind 29 to 32 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow
    and Blustery

    Low: -9 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of snow before 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near -6. Northwest wind 26 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.

    Chance Snow
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: -6 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -13. Northwest wind 23 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -13 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near -6.

    Partly Sunny

    High: -6 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -11.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -11 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 0. South southwest wind 11 to 18 km/h.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of rain after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 9. West southwest wind 21 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain before 7pm, then a chance of snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3. West wind 16 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
A chance of snow before 7am, then scattered snow showers after 7am. Cloudy, with a high near -2. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 24 to 32 km/h, with gusts as high as 42 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Scattered snow showers before 7pm, then a chance of snow after 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around -9. Blustery, with a northwest wind 29 to 32 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of snow before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -6. Northwest wind 26 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -13. Northwest wind 23 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near -6.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -11.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -2.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 1.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -1.
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Point Forecast:
Springfield IL
 39.78°N 89.63°W (Elev. 183 m)
9:24 pm CST Feb 6, 2016
12am CST Feb 7, 2016-6pm CST Feb 12, 2016
 
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