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

Forest City Municipal Airport (KFXY)

Lat: 43.24°NLon: -93.63°WElev: 1230ft.

Fog/Mist

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed S 13 G 17 mph
Barometer 30.05 in
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Wind Chill20°F (-7°C)
Last update 6 Feb 2:35 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSE Forest City IA

Blizzard Watch February 7, 03:00pm until February 8, 12:00pm
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Blizzard Watch
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 33 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely, mainly after 3pm.  Patchy blowing snow after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Windy, with a west wind 16 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 15. Wind chill values as low as zero. Windy, with a northwest wind 26 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 15 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before noon.  Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a high near 17. Windy, with a north northwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 17 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Patchy blowing snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Windy.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Windy

    Low: 5 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 13. Blustery.

    Partly Sunny
    and Blustery
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 13 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 1.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 1 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 14.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 14 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly after 3pm. Patchy blowing snow after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Windy, with a west wind 16 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
Snow likely. Widespread blowing snow, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 15. Wind chill values as low as zero. Windy, with a northwest wind 26 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before noon. Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a high near 17. Windy, with a north northwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
Patchy blowing snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Windy.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 13. Blustery.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 1.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 14.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 21.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSE Forest City IA
 43.24°N 93.63°W
1:26 pm CST Feb 6, 2016
2pm CST Feb 6, 2016-6pm CST Feb 12, 2016
 
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