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

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.92°NLon: -87.67°WElev: 617ft.

Fair

38°F

3°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1021.9 mb)
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill33°F (1°C)
Last update 6 Feb 6:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles NNE Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 33. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 33 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 44 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow showers likely after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Snow
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 29 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow showers likely, mainly before noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 32. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely then
    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 32 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 21. Blustery, with a north northwest wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Blustery

    Low: 21 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 24. Blustery.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Blustery

    High: 24 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Blustery.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Blustery

    Low: 9 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 18.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 18 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 33. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday Night
Snow showers likely after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday
Snow showers likely, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 32. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday Night
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 21. Blustery, with a north northwest wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 24. Blustery.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Blustery.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 18.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 24.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles NNE Chicago IL
 41.92°N 87.67°W
7:16 pm CST Feb 6, 2016
7pm CST Feb 6, 2016-6pm CST Feb 13, 2016
 
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