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

Portland, Portland International Airport (KPDX)

Lat: 45.53°NLon: -122.67°WElev: 20ft.

Mostly Cloudy

47°F

8°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed S 10 MPH
Barometer 30.41 in (1029.7 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill42°F (6°C)
Last update 06 Feb 2:53 am PST
Extended Forecast for

Portland OR

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers likely, mainly before 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. South southwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 41 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers before 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

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

    Areas Fog

    Low: 37 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Areas of fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 55. East northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Areas Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Patchy fog after 10pm.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 41. East northeast wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 41 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 62.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 42.

    Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 61.

    Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers likely, mainly before 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. South southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Areas of fog after 10pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Calm wind.
Sunday
Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 55. East northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Sunday Night
Patchy fog after 10pm. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 41. East northeast wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Monday
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 62.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 42.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 61.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 45.
Friday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 52.
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Point Forecast:
Portland OR
 45.53°N 122.67°W (Elev. 200 ft)
12:06 am PST Feb 6, 2016
3am PST Feb 6, 2016-6pm PST Feb 12, 2016
 
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