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

Challis, Challis Airport (KLLJ)

Lat: 44.14°NLon: -113.79°WElev: 5072ft.

Fair

14°F

-10°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed SE 5 MPH
Barometer 30.39 in (1036.0 mb)
Dewpoint 9°F (-13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill6°F (-14°C)
Last update 05 Feb 7:55 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

18 Miles NNW Mackay ID

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of snow after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Wind chill values as low as -8. Windy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph increasing to 28 to 33 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 47 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Windy

    Low: 14 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 25. Wind chill values as low as -8. Windy, with a west northwest wind 33 to 38 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Windy

    High: 25 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Wind chill values as low as -9. Windy, with a west northwest wind 25 to 33 mph, with gusts as high as 47 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Windy

    Low: 12 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 30. Wind chill values as low as -8. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 26 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.

    Sunny and
    Blustery

    High: 30 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Patchy freezing fog. Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 24 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.

    Patchy
    Freezing Fog
    and Blustery

    Low: 21 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 44.

    Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Areas of freezing fog. Mostly clear, with a low around 31.

    Areas
    Freezing Fog

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 48.

    Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Areas of freezing fog. Mostly clear, with a low around 25.

    Areas
    Freezing Fog

    Low: 25 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of snow after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Wind chill values as low as -8. Windy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph increasing to 28 to 33 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 47 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 25. Wind chill values as low as -8. Windy, with a west northwest wind 33 to 38 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Wind chill values as low as -9. Windy, with a west northwest wind 25 to 33 mph, with gusts as high as 47 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 30. Wind chill values as low as -8. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 26 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.
Sunday Night
Patchy freezing fog. Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 24 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 44.
Monday Night
Areas of freezing fog. Mostly clear, with a low around 31.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 48.
Tuesday Night
Areas of freezing fog. Mostly clear, with a low around 25.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
Wednesday Night
Patchy freezing fog. Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
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Point Forecast:
18 Miles NNW Mackay ID
 44.14°N 113.79°W (Elev. 11106 ft)
2:02 pm MST Feb 5, 2016
8pm MST Feb 5, 2016-6pm MST Feb 12, 2016
 
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