Significant Storm Systems To Impact Both The Northern Plains and The Carolinas

Strong low pressure will bring very strong winds and blizzard conditions to portions of the Northern Plains into Monday. Winds gusting over 60 mph at times may cause whiteout conditions. A second low pressure system is forecast to intensify rapidly off the U.S east coast bringing strong winds, heavy rainfall, and coastal flooding to the Carolina's. Heavy snow will impact eastern New England.
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Current conditions at

Mankato, Mankato Regional Airport (KMKT)

Lat: 43.93°NLon: -93.95°WElev: 1020ft.

Overcast and Breezy

N/A

Humidity NA
Wind Speed NW 39 G 54 km/h
Barometer 29.81 in
Dewpoint N/A
Visibility 11 km
Last update 8 Feb 2:15 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Mapleton MN

Blizzard Warning until February 8, 12:00pm
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Blizzard Warning
  •  
    Blizzard Warning until February 8, 12:00pm

    NOW until
    12:00pm Mon

    Blizzard Warning

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Snow likely.  Widespread blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around -11. Windy, with a northwest wind 45 to 50 km/h, with gusts as high as 65 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 centimeters possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: -11 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow likely, mainly before 9am.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near -8. Windy, with a north northwest wind 50 to 55 km/h decreasing to 40 to 45 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 70 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: -8 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Areas of blowing snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -16. Wind chill values as low as -26. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 35 to 40 km/h decreasing to 25 to 30 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.

    Areas Blowing
    Snow and
    Blustery then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -16 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near -12. Wind chill values as low as -27. North northwest wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: -12 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -21. North northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -21 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near -13. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: -13 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -19. West northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming east after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -19 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near -10. East wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south southwest in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: -10 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Snow likely. Widespread blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around -11. Windy, with a northwest wind 45 to 50 km/h, with gusts as high as 65 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 centimeters possible.
Monday
Snow likely, mainly before 9am. Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near -8. Windy, with a north northwest wind 50 to 55 km/h decreasing to 40 to 45 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 70 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.
Monday Night
Areas of blowing snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -16. Wind chill values as low as -26. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 35 to 40 km/h decreasing to 25 to 30 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -12. Wind chill values as low as -27. North northwest wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -21. North northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near -13. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -19. West northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming east after midnight.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near -10. East wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south southwest in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -14. Southeast wind around 10 km/h becoming west northwest after midnight.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near -8. North northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -17. North northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -9. North northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming east southeast in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -14. South southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -4. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 25 to 30 km/h increasing to 30 to 35 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h.
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Point Forecast:
Mapleton MN
 43.93°N 93.95°W (Elev. 310 m)
12:39 am CST Feb 8, 2016
2am CST Feb 8, 2016-6pm CST Feb 14, 2016
 
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