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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Gary Regional Airport (KGYY)

Lat: 41.63°NLon: -87.4°WElev: 584ft.

Overcast

28°F

-2°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.30 in
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 6 Feb 2:55 am CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SE East Chicago IN

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Scattered flurries after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Scattered
    Flurries

    Low: 26 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered flurries before 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Scattered
    Flurries

    High: 42 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of rain after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 44 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain before 9pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 9pm and 2am, then a chance of snow after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 34.

    Chance Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 22.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 22 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 25.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 25 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 12 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Scattered flurries after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Scattered flurries before 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of rain after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain before 9pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 9pm and 2am, then a chance of snow after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 34.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 22.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 25.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Wednesday
A slight chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 22.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Friday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SE East Chicago IN
 41.63°N 87.4°W
2:16 am CST Feb 6, 2016
3am CST Feb 6, 2016-6pm CST Feb 12, 2016
 
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