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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Birmingham, Birmingham International Airport (KBHM)

Lat: 33.53°NLon: -86.79°WElev: 643ft.

Fair

35°F

2°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.40 in (1029.8 mb)
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 5 Feb 8:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ESE Birmingham AL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 30. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 30 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 51. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 55. Light northwest wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of rain after 7am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 48 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 38.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 30. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 51. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 55. Light northwest wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of rain after 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 29.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 53.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ESE Birmingham AL
 33.53°N 86.79°W
8:34 pm CST Feb 5, 2016
9pm CST Feb 5, 2016-6pm CST Feb 12, 2016
 
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