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

Merced Regional Airport (KMCE)

Lat: 37.3°NLon: -120.49°WElev: 154ft.

Fair

54°F

12°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed W 5 MPH
Barometer 30.36 in (1028.2 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 05 Feb 5:53 pm PST
Extended Forecast for

Merced CA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Areas of dense fog after 2am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 37. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear
    then Areas
    Dense Fog

    Low: 37 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Areas of dense fog before 11am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph.

    Areas Dense
    Fog then
    Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Areas of dense fog after 2am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 41. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Areas
    Dense Fog

    Low: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Areas of dense fog before 11am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 64. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Areas Dense
    Fog then
    Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, clear, with a low around 43. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Clear then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 43 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 66. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, clear, with a low around 43. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east northeast in the evening.

    Clear then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 43 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 67. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming south southeast in the morning.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 45. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east northeast in the evening.

    Mostly Clear
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Areas of dense fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 37. Calm wind.
Saturday
Areas of dense fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Areas of dense fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 41. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph.
Sunday
Areas of dense fog before 11am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 64. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Sunday Night
Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, clear, with a low around 43. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 66. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Monday Night
Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, clear, with a low around 43. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east northeast in the evening.
Tuesday
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 67. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming south southeast in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 45. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east northeast in the evening.
Wednesday
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 68. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming north northeast in the evening.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the evening.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming south in the morning.
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Point Forecast:
Merced CA
 37.3°N 120.49°W (Elev. 174 ft)
5:55 pm PST Feb 5, 2016
7pm PST Feb 5, 2016-6pm PST Feb 12, 2016
 
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