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

Salem, McNary Field (KSLE)

Lat: 44.82°NLon: -123.2°WElev: 210ft.

Mostly Cloudy

58°F

14°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed S 15 G 24 MPH
Barometer 30.16 in (1021.3 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 05 Feb 3:56 pm PST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles S Independence OR

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Rain.  High near 54. South southwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 54 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain before 10pm, then a chance of showers, mainly between 10pm and 4am.  Low around 39. South wind 7 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 39 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 10 percent chance of showers before 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 51. South southeast wind around 6 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Areas of fog after 10pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Light north northeast wind.

    Areas Fog

    Low: 37 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Areas of fog.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 55. Light north wind.

    Areas Fog

    High: 55 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Patchy fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 39 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Areas of fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 58.

    Areas Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Patchy fog.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 59.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Rain. High near 54. South southwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Rain before 10pm, then a chance of showers, mainly between 10pm and 4am. Low around 39. South wind 7 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Saturday
A 10 percent chance of showers before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 51. South southeast wind around 6 mph.
Saturday Night
Areas of fog after 10pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Light north northeast wind.
Sunday
Areas of fog. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 55. Light north wind.
Sunday Night
Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Monday
Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Monday Night
Patchy fog. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Tuesday
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
Tuesday Night
Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Wednesday
Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 55.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 44.
Friday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 52.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles S Independence OR
 44.82°N 123.2°W (Elev. 299 ft)
2:08 pm PST Feb 5, 2016
4pm PST Feb 5, 2016-6pm PST Feb 12, 2016
 
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