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

Forest City Municipal Airport (KFXY)

Lat: 43.26°NLon: -93.63°WElev: 1230ft.

Fog/Mist

28°F

-2°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 30.19 in
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Wind Chill21°F (-6°C)
Last update 6 Feb 2:55 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Forest City IA

Blizzard Watch February 7, 03:00pm until February 8, 09:00am
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Blizzard Watch
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Patchy fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 26. West southwest wind around 7 mph.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 26 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Areas of fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 32. South southwest wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Areas Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 32 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. South southwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of snow after noon.  Areas of blowing snow after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Windy, with a west wind 17 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow.  Widespread blowing snow. Low around 16. Windy, with a northwest wind 23 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow and
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 16 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Scattered snow showers.  Widespread blowing snow. Cloudy, with a high near 17. Windy.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: 17 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Windy.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Windy

    Low: 3 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 14.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 14 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 3 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 26. West southwest wind around 7 mph.
Saturday
Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 32. South southwest wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. South southwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of snow after noon. Areas of blowing snow after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Windy, with a west wind 17 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
Snow. Widespread blowing snow. Low around 16. Windy, with a northwest wind 23 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday
Scattered snow showers. Widespread blowing snow. Cloudy, with a high near 17. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Windy.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 14.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 18.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 19.
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Point Forecast:
Forest City IA
 43.26°N 93.63°W
12:11 am CST Feb 6, 2016
3am CST Feb 6, 2016-6pm CST Feb 12, 2016
 
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