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: 26.19°NLon: -80.16°WElev: 13ft.

Mostly Cloudy

59°F

15°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1020.4 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Feb 1:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport FL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Northeast wind around 11 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Northeast wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers, mainly before 1am.  Low around 54. Breezy, with a light and variable wind becoming northwest 12 to 17 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 64. Windy, with a northwest wind 20 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Becoming
    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 64 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 45. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 66. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Breezy, with a west wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Partly
    Cloudy and
    Breezy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Windy, with a west wind around 21 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 67 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Windy, with a west wind 15 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Windy

    Low: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Northeast wind around 11 mph.
Saturday
Showers likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Northeast wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Showers, mainly before 1am. Low around 54. Breezy, with a light and variable wind becoming northwest 12 to 17 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 64. Windy, with a northwest wind 20 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 45. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 66. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Breezy, with a west wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Windy, with a west wind around 21 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Windy, with a west wind 15 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport FL
 26.19°N 80.16°W
11:15 pm EST Feb 5, 2016
2am EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016
 
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