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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Copper Harbor (KP59)

Lat: 48.11°NLon: -88.67°WElev: 623ft.

27°F

-3°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.97 in (1016.2 mb)
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 6 Feb 2:51 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles W Isle Royale National Park MI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 27. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers

    High: 27 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered snow showers before 7pm, then snow, mainly after 7pm.  Temperature rising to around 32 by 4am. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow

    Low: 25 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely, mainly after 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 34. Light and variable wind becoming northeast 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 34 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely.  Patchy blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 13. Wind chill values between -5 and 5. Blustery, with a northeast wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 13 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a high near 18. Blustery, with a north wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    High: 18 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Patchy blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 5. Blustery.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 5 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Patchy blowing snow. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 9. Blustery.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 9 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Patchy blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3. Blustery.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Blustery

    Low: -3 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 6.

    Cold

    High: 6 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 27. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Scattered snow showers before 7pm, then snow, mainly after 7pm. Temperature rising to around 32 by 4am. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 34. Light and variable wind becoming northeast 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Snow likely. Patchy blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 13. Wind chill values between -5 and 5. Blustery, with a northeast wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a high near 18. Blustery, with a north wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Patchy blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 5. Blustery.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Patchy blowing snow. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 9. Blustery.
Tuesday Night
Patchy blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3. Blustery.
Wednesday
Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 6.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 0.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 12.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0.
Friday
Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 9.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles W Isle Royale National Park MI
 48.11°N 88.67°W (Elev. 682 ft)
3:26 pm EST Feb 6, 2016
3pm EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016
 
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