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 Warnings are in effect across this region.
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Current conditions at

Southern Illinois Airport (KMDH)

Lat: 37.7°NLon: -89.18°WElev: 400ft.

Fair

41°F

5°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed SW 10 mph
Barometer 30.20 in (1022.9 mb)
Dewpoint 20°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill35°F (2°C)
Last update 7 Feb 1:52 am CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SE Carbondale IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 34. South southwest wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of light rain after 3pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 54. Southwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Light
    Rain

    High: 54 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain before midnight, then a slight chance of rain and snow.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 32. West wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 34. West northwest wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 34 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 21. Northwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 21 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 29. West northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 29 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 24 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 11. West northwest wind around 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 34. South southwest wind around 7 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of light rain after 3pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 54. Southwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain before midnight, then a slight chance of rain and snow. Increasing clouds, with a low around 32. West wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 34. West northwest wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 21. Northwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 29. West northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 11. West northwest wind around 6 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. North northwest wind around 7 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37. East northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Northwest wind around 7 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 40. North northwest wind around 7 mph.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SE Carbondale IL
 37.7°N 89.18°W
2:15 am CST Feb 7, 2016
2am CST Feb 7, 2016-6pm CST Feb 13, 2016
 
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