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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rochester, Greater Rochester International Airport (KROC)

Lat: 43.17°NLon: -77.63°WElev: 558ft.

A Few Clouds

27°F

-3°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1021.3 mb)
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill20°F (-7°C)
Last update 7 Feb 4:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Rochester NY

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Southeast wind around 9 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, mainly after 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 41. Southeast wind 10 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Cloudy then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 41 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after 10pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 30. East wind 6 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Snow Likely

    Low: 30 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 37. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 37 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 27 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 32 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 19 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 19. Blustery.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Blustery

    High: 19 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Southeast wind around 9 mph.
Monday
A chance of showers, mainly after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 41. Southeast wind 10 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 30. East wind 6 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 37. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 19. Blustery. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Blustery. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester NY
 43.17°N 77.63°W (Elev. 472 ft)
4:03 am EST Feb 7, 2016
5am EST Feb 7, 2016-6pm EST Feb 13, 2016
 
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