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

St. Cloud Regional Airport (KSTC)

Lat: 45.56°NLon: -94.18°WElev: 1020ft.

Overcast

23°F

-5°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1018.9 mb)
Dewpoint 20°F (-7°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Wind Chill13°F (-11°C)
Last update 6 Feb 8:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Saint Cloud MN

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 35. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 35 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of snow after 3am.  Patchy blowing snow after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. West wind around 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely, mainly after 3pm.  Patchy blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 33 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 11. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 11 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of snow before noon.  Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. Windy, with a north northwest wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    High: 17 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Patchy blowing snow before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 3 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 13. North northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 13 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -1. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -1 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 14. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 14 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 35. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of snow after 3am. Patchy blowing snow after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. West wind around 15 mph.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly after 3pm. Patchy blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 11. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of snow before noon. Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. Windy, with a north northwest wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Monday Night
Patchy blowing snow before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 13. North northwest wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -1. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 14. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 16. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Saint Cloud MN
 45.56°N 94.18°W (Elev. 1027 ft)
9:10 am CST Feb 6, 2016
9am CST Feb 6, 2016-6pm CST Feb 12, 2016
 
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