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

Waseca Municipal Airport (KACQ)

Lat: 44.08°NLon: -93.5°WElev: 1112ft.

Fair

32°F

0°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed S 17 mph
Barometer 29.89 in
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill21°F (-6°C)
Last update 6 Feb 7:15 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Waseca MN

Blizzard Watch February 7, 03:00pm until February 8, 12:00pm
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Blizzard Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of freezing rain and sleet before 1am, then a chance of freezing rain between 1am and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix and
    Breezy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow showers likely, mainly after 3pm.  Widespread blowing snow after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Windy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Blowing Snow

    High: 33 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow showers likely.  Widespread blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 14. Windy, with a northwest wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 14 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before noon.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 18. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Blowing Snow

    High: 18 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Areas of blowing snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Areas Blowing
    Snow and
    Blustery then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 4 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 13. North northwest wind around 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 13 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -1. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -1 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 12. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 12 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -1 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of freezing rain and sleet before 1am, then a chance of freezing rain between 1am and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
Snow showers likely, mainly after 3pm. Widespread blowing snow after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Windy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
Snow showers likely. Widespread blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 14. Windy, with a northwest wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before noon. Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 18. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
Areas of blowing snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 13. North northwest wind around 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -1. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 12. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 16. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 18. North northwest wind around 10 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 0. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast after midnight.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 14. East northeast wind around 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Waseca MN
 44.08°N 93.5°W (Elev. 1138 ft)
6:25 pm CST Feb 6, 2016
7pm CST Feb 6, 2016-6pm CST Feb 13, 2016
 
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