Strong winds and wintry weather for Northern Plains, Upper Midwest

A powerful storm system over southern Canada will track toward the Great Lakes by Sunday. Strong winds and wintry precipitation from this storm will impact the northern Plains and Upper Midwest beginning today. Numerous High Wind Warnings, Wind Advisories even Blizzard Watches are in effect across this region.
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Current conditions at

Ellensburg, Ellensburg Bowers Field (KELN)

Lat: 47°NLon: -120.56°WElev: 1745ft.

Fair

36°F

2°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed NW 20 MPH
Barometer 30.24 in (1025.7 mb)
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill25°F (-4°C)
Last update 06 Feb 4:53 am PST
Extended Forecast for

Ellensburg WA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. West wind 8 to 17 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy freezing fog after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Northwest wind around 6 mph.

    Patchy
    Freezing Fog

    Low: 27 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Patchy freezing fog before 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming northeast in the morning.

    Patchy
    Freezing Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Patchy freezing fog after 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the evening.

    Patchy
    Freezing Fog

    Low: 29 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Patchy freezing fog before 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. Northeast wind around 6 mph.

    Patchy
    Freezing Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Patchy fog. Patchy freezing fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.

    Patchy
    Freezing Fog
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 29 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Patchy fog.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 46.

    Patchy Fog

    High: 46 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Patchy fog. Patchy freezing fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.

    Patchy
    Freezing Fog
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 29 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Patchy fog.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 45.

    Patchy Fog

    High: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. West wind 8 to 17 mph.
Tonight
Patchy freezing fog after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Northwest wind around 6 mph.
Sunday
Patchy freezing fog before 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming northeast in the morning.
Sunday Night
Patchy freezing fog after 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the evening.
Monday
Patchy freezing fog before 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. Northeast wind around 6 mph.
Monday Night
Patchy fog. Patchy freezing fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Tuesday
Patchy fog. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 46.
Tuesday Night
Patchy fog. Patchy freezing fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Wednesday
Patchy fog. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 45.
Wednesday Night
Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Thursday
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Friday
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
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Point Forecast:
Ellensburg WA
 47°N 120.56°W (Elev. 1545 ft)
4:06 am PST Feb 6, 2016
5am PST Feb 6, 2016-6pm PST Feb 12, 2016
 
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