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

SLATE CREEK (SCFI1)

Lat: 45.51°NLon: -116.21°WElev: 1568ft.

NA

53°F

12°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed SSW 12 G 30 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 05 Feb 3:10 pm PST
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles NE Riggins ID

Winter Weather Advisory February 5, 11:00pm until February 6, 11:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. South wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow likely, mainly after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Breezy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers likely, mainly before 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. West wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely then
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 31 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 38. West wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. South wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Snow likely, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday
Snow showers likely, mainly before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. West wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind 6 to 9 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38. West wind around 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Friday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles NE Riggins ID
 45.51°N 116.21°W (Elev. 7452 ft)
2:12 pm MST Feb 5, 2016
5pm MST Feb 5, 2016-6pm MST Feb 12, 2016
 
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