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

Richmond, Richmond International Airport (KRIC)

Lat: 37.54°NLon: -77.45°WElev: 167ft.

Fair

37°F

3°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed NW 7 mph
Barometer 30.36 in (1028.8 mb)
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill32°F (0°C)
Last update 5 Feb 6:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Richmond VA

Flood Warning until February 6, 01:00am
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Flood Warning
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    Flood Warning until February 6, 01:00am

    NOW until
    1:00am Sat

    Flood Warning

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 27. Light northwest wind.

    Clear

    Low: 27 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Calm wind becoming north around 6 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. North wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain

    High: 48 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Clear, with a low around 27. Light northwest wind.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Light and variable wind.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. Calm wind.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Calm wind becoming north around 6 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. North wind 5 to 7 mph.
Monday
A chance of rain, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 38.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
Richmond VA
 37.54°N 77.45°W (Elev. 128 ft)
3:02 pm EST Feb 5, 2016
7pm EST Feb 5, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016
 
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