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

Athens, Athens Airport (KAHN)

Lat: 33.96°NLon: -83.4°WElev: 807ft.

Fair

49°F

9°C

Humidity 31%
Wind Speed NE 8 mph
Barometer 30.33 in (1027.5 mb)
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill46°F (8°C)
Last update 6 Feb 12:51 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Athens GA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 52. North wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 56. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 36. West wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 36 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 49 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 1am, then a slight chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 30 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 39.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 43.

    Sunny

    High: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 52. North wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 56. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 36. West wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 1am, then a slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 43.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 26.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 50.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 34.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
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Point Forecast:
Athens GA
 33.96°N 83.4°W (Elev. 801 ft)
12:00 pm EST Feb 6, 2016
1pm EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016
 
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