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

Seattle, Seattle Boeing Field (KBFI)

Lat: 47.65°NLon: -122.3°WElev: 16ft.

A Few Clouds

48°F

9°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed SSW 16 G 28 MPH
Barometer 30.21 in (1023.1 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill42°F (6°C)
Last update 05 Feb 10:53 pm PST
Extended Forecast for

Seattle-University WA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely, mainly before 4am.  Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 46. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 23 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. South southwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light south  in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 52 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Light and variable wind becoming east northeast around 6 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Light and variable wind.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. North northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 57.

    Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers likely, mainly before 4am. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 46. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 23 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. South southwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light south in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Light and variable wind becoming east northeast around 6 mph after midnight.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Light and variable wind.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. North northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 57.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Friday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.
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Point Forecast:
Seattle-University WA
 47.65°N 122.3°W (Elev. 33 ft)
7:47 pm PST Feb 5, 2016
11pm PST Feb 5, 2016-6pm PST Feb 12, 2016
 
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