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

Jackson, Jackson Hole Airport (KJAC)

Lat: 43.79°NLon: -110.95°WElev: 6450ft.

A Few Clouds

16°F

-9°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed calm
Barometer 30.42 in
Dewpoint 12°F (-11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 05 Feb 6:51 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles ENE Driggs-Reed Memorial Airport ID

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as -10. Southwest wind 9 to 15 mph.  Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 9 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as -10. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 18 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.  New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 21 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as -10. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 13 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    Low: 8 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Isolated snow showers before 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -5. West northwest wind 6 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 20 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 6 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 26. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming northwest in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 26 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 11. West northwest wind around 6 mph becoming north northeast in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 30.

    Sunny

    High: 30 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as -10. Southwest wind 9 to 15 mph. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as -10. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 18 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as -10. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 13 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Sunday
Isolated snow showers before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -5. West northwest wind 6 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 26. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming northwest in the morning.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 11. West northwest wind around 6 mph becoming north northeast in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 30.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Friday
Isolated snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles ENE Driggs-Reed Memorial Airport ID
 43.79°N 110.95°W (Elev. 9062 ft)
5:41 pm MST Feb 5, 2016
7pm MST Feb 5, 2016-6pm MST Feb 12, 2016
 
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