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

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.84°NLon: -87.68°WElev: 617ft.

Fair

2°C

35°F

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed S 11 km/h
Barometer 1019.8 mb (30.09 in)
Dewpoint -3°C (27°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-2°C (29°F)
Last update 6 Feb 9:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 1. South southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 1 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 7. Southwest wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 7 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow showers likely after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. West southwest wind 15 to 25 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Snow
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: -2 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow showers likely, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 1. West wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 centimeters possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 1 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly after 7pm.  Cloudy, with a low around -6. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 35 to 40 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Blustery

    Low: -6 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow showers likely, mainly before 7am.  Cloudy, with a high near -4. Blustery.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Blustery then
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: -4 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -12. Blustery.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Blustery

    Low: -12 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of snow showers before 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near -8.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: -8 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -12.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -12 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 1. South southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 7. Southwest wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.
Sunday Night
Snow showers likely after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. West southwest wind 15 to 25 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.
Monday
Snow showers likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 1. West wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 centimeters possible.
Monday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly after 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around -6. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 35 to 40 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Snow showers likely, mainly before 7am. Cloudy, with a high near -4. Blustery. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -12. Blustery.
Wednesday
A slight chance of snow showers before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near -8.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -12.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -4.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near -3.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near -4.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
9:16 pm CST Feb 6, 2016
10pm CST Feb 6, 2016-6pm CST Feb 13, 2016
 
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