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 Watches are in effect across this region.
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Current conditions at

Bangor, Bangor International Airport (KBGR)

Lat: 44.89°NLon: -68.69°WElev: 190ft.

Mostly Cloudy

14°F

-10°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 30.27 in (1025.6 mb)
Dewpoint 11°F (-12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill6°F (-14°C)
Last update 6 Feb 7:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Orono ME

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Light west wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as -5. Northeast wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of snow after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 23. Northeast wind 11 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 23 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 15. North wind 8 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 15 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow likely, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 28. Northeast wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 28 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 16 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Light west wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as -5. Northeast wind 7 to 9 mph.
Monday
A chance of snow after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 23. Northeast wind 11 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 15. North wind 8 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Snow likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 28. Northeast wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 20.
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Point Forecast:
Orono ME
 44.89°N 68.69°W (Elev. 174 ft)
6:32 am EST Feb 6, 2016
8am EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016
 
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