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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Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.89°NLon: -77.02°WElev: 13ft.

Mostly Cloudy

41°F

5°C

Humidity 39%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 30.32 in (1026.6 mb)
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill38°F (3°C)
Last update 6 Feb 5:52 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. South wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Light and variable wind becoming northeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. North wind around 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain and snow after 1pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 44. North wind around 7 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 44 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain and snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 34. East wind around 7 mph becoming northeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 39 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 36.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 36 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. South wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Light and variable wind becoming northeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. North wind around 7 mph.
Monday
A chance of rain and snow after 1pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 44. North wind around 7 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 34. East wind around 7 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
5:03 pm EST Feb 6, 2016
6pm EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 13, 2016
 
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