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

Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (KFXE)

Lat: 26.2°NLon: -80.26°WElev: 13ft.

Overcast

67°F

19°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed Vrbl 7 mph
Barometer 30.15 in (1021.2 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 5 Feb 6:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Tamarac FL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers, mainly before 1am.  Low around 53. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 9 to 14 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 62. Windy, with a northwest wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Becoming
    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 62 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 44. West wind 7 to 13 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 65. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a west wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 66 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Breezy, with a west wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Saturday
Showers likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Showers, mainly before 1am. Low around 53. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 9 to 14 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 62. Windy, with a northwest wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 44. West wind 7 to 13 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 65. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a west wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Breezy, with a west wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 67.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
Tamarac FL
 26.2°N 80.26°W
6:15 pm EST Feb 5, 2016
7pm EST Feb 5, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016
 
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