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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Current conditions at

Charles City (KCCY)

Lat: 43.08°NLon: -92.63°WElev: 1125ft.

Overcast

23°F

-5°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 30.27 in
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill13°F (-11°C)
Last update 5 Feb 5:55 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles E Charles City IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 10pm.  Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind 7 to 9 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Chance Snow
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 21 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Areas of fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 31. Southwest wind 7 to 13 mph.

    Areas Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 31 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. South wind 10 to 14 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of snow after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Breezy.
    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely.  Patchy blowing snow after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 20. Blustery, with a northwest wind 18 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Scattered snow showers.  Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a high near 21. Windy, with a northwest wind 24 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 21 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Patchy blowing snow before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.

    Blustery.
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 5 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 13. Blustery, with a northwest wind 11 to 16 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 13 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 4 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 10pm. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind 7 to 9 mph becoming west after midnight.
Saturday
Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 31. Southwest wind 7 to 13 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. South wind 10 to 14 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of snow after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Sunday Night
Snow likely. Patchy blowing snow after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 20. Blustery, with a northwest wind 18 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday
Scattered snow showers. Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a high near 21. Windy, with a northwest wind 24 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Patchy blowing snow before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 13. Blustery, with a northwest wind 11 to 16 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming east after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. East wind 6 to 9 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 20. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles E Charles City IA
 43.08°N 92.63°W
5:43 pm CST Feb 5, 2016
6pm CST Feb 5, 2016-6pm CST Feb 12, 2016
 
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