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

Eau Claire, Chippewa Valley Regional Airport (KEAU)

Lat: 44.77°NLon: -91.02°WElev: 909ft.

Overcast

24°F

-4°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 30.15 in (1022.5 mb)
Dewpoint 20°F (-7°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Wind Chill17°F (-8°C)
Last update 6 Feb 2:56 am CST
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles NNE Augusta WI

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Cloudy, with a low around 20. West southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 33 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Cloudy, with a low around 27. South southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of snow between 9am and noon, then a chance of rain and snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 36. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly before 3am.  Patchy blowing snow after 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 20. Blustery, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before noon.  Patchy blowing snow before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 24. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 24 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 5 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 13. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 13 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -5. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -5 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Cloudy, with a low around 20. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Cloudy, with a low around 27. South southwest wind around 10 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of snow between 9am and noon, then a chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 36. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly before 3am. Patchy blowing snow after 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 20. Blustery, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before noon. Patchy blowing snow before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 24. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 13. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -5. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 12. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -4. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 16. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 17. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles NNE Augusta WI
 44.77°N 91.02°W (Elev. 1027 ft)
3:09 am CST Feb 6, 2016
3am CST Feb 6, 2016-6pm CST Feb 12, 2016
 
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