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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Omaha - Eppley Airfield (KOMA)

Lat: 41.26°NLon: -96.02°WElev: 978ft.

Mostly Cloudy

2°C

36°F

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed S 6 km/h
Barometer 1013.8 mb (29.92 in)
Dewpoint -3°C (27°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 7 Feb 1:52 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Omaha NE

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. West wind 16 to 18 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 0 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Increasing clouds, with a steady temperature around -17. Windy, with a west wind 16 to 26 km/h increasing to 37 to 47 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h.

    Increasing
    Clouds and
    Windy

    High: 1 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around -4. Windy, with a northwest wind 39 to 42 km/h, with gusts as high as 60 km/h.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    Low: -4 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of snow showers before noon, then scattered flurries after noon.  Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -1. Windy, with a north northwest wind 39 to 48 km/h, with gusts as high as 65 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: -1 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 30 to 35 km/h decreasing to 18 to 23 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: -9 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near -2.

    Partly Sunny

    High: -2 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -9 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 1.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 1 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -8.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -8 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. West wind 16 to 18 km/h.
Sunday
Increasing clouds, with a steady temperature around -17. Windy, with a west wind 16 to 26 km/h increasing to 37 to 47 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around -4. Windy, with a northwest wind 39 to 42 km/h, with gusts as high as 60 km/h.
Monday
A slight chance of snow showers before noon, then scattered flurries after noon. Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -1. Windy, with a north northwest wind 39 to 48 km/h, with gusts as high as 65 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 30 to 35 km/h decreasing to 18 to 23 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near -2.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 1.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -8.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 0.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 1.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 1.
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Point Forecast:
Omaha NE
 41.26°N 96.02°W (Elev. 352 m)
1:41 am CST Feb 7, 2016
2am CST Feb 7, 2016-6pm CST Feb 13, 2016
 
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