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

Buffalo, Greater Buffalo International Airport (KBUF)

Lat: 42.91°NLon: -78.9°WElev: 709ft.

Overcast

29°F

-2°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 30.24 in (1025.0 mb)
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill21°F (-6°C)
Last update 6 Feb 1:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Buffalo NY

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Cloudy, with a low around 29. Southwest wind around 11 mph.

    Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow showers, mainly between 8am and 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Southwest wind 14 to 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 38 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 42 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. East wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 29 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow likely, mainly after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 40 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 29 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 37 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 24 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Cloudy, with a low around 29. Southwest wind around 11 mph.
Saturday
A chance of snow showers, mainly between 8am and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Southwest wind 14 to 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. East wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Snow likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 15. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
Cloudy, with a high near 23. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Buffalo NY
 42.91°N 78.9°W (Elev. 600 ft)
12:38 am EST Feb 6, 2016
2am EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016
 
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