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

Cedar Rapids, The Eastern Iowa Airport (KCID)

Lat: 41.97°NLon: -91.66°WElev: 863ft.

Overcast

27°F

-3°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 30.26 in (1025.8 mb)
Dewpoint 24°F (-4°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Wind Chill19°F (-7°C)
Last update 6 Feb 12:52 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Cedar Rapids IA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Cloudy, with a low around 24. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.

    Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 35. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 35 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of rain and snow after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 38 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow before 7pm, then a chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Patchy blowing snow after 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 26. Blustery.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 26 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow before 7pm.  Patchy blowing snow before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Blustery.

    Chance Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 17.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 17 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 7 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Cloudy, with a low around 24. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 35. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain and snow after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow before 7pm, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Patchy blowing snow after 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 26. Blustery. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow before 7pm. Patchy blowing snow before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Blustery.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 17.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
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Point Forecast:
Cedar Rapids IA
 41.97°N 91.66°W (Elev. 732 ft)
11:30 pm CST Feb 5, 2016
1am CST Feb 6, 2016-6pm CST Feb 12, 2016
 
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