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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Current conditions at

Portland, Portland International Airport (KPDX)

Lat: 45.53°NLon: -122.67°WElev: 20ft.

Mod Rain

51°F

11°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed WSW 13 G 28 MPH
Barometer 30.24 in (1024.0 mb)
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 05 Feb 6:53 pm PST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SE Lloyd Center OR

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain before 11pm, then showers likely, mainly between 11pm and 5am.  Low around 41. South southwest wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 41 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers before 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. South wind around 6 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Areas of fog after 11pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Calm wind.

    Areas Fog

    Low: 39 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Areas of fog before 11am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 55. Calm wind.

    Areas Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Areas of fog after 11pm.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 39. East northeast wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Areas Fog

    Low: 39 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Areas of fog before 11am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 59.

    Areas Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 41.

    Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 59.

    Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Rain before 11pm, then showers likely, mainly between 11pm and 5am. Low around 41. South southwest wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. South wind around 6 mph.
Saturday Night
Areas of fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Calm wind.
Sunday
Areas of fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 55. Calm wind.
Sunday Night
Areas of fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 39. East northeast wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Monday
Areas of fog before 11am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 59.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 41.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 59.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 57.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 45.
Friday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 52.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SE Lloyd Center OR
 45.53°N 122.67°W (Elev. 200 ft)
2:08 pm PST Feb 5, 2016
7pm PST Feb 5, 2016-6pm PST Feb 12, 2016
 
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