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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rusk County Airport (KRCX)

Lat: 45.46°NLon: -91.08°WElev: 1234ft.

Overcast

31°F

-1°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 29.64 in
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Wind Chill23°F (-5°C)
Last update 7 Feb 4:35 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Ladysmith WI

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A chance of snow before 5am, then a chance of snow and sleet.  Cloudy, with a low around 29. South wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Snow/Sleet

    Low: 29 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of snow and sleet before noon, then a chance of drizzle and snow between noon and 3pm, then snow likely after 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 35. West wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Snow/Sleet
    then
    Drizzle/Snow
    Likely

    High: 35 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow.  Patchy blowing snow after 3am. Low around 17. Blustery, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 17 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow likely, mainly before 3pm.  Patchy blowing snow between noon and 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 21. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 21 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 1. North northwest wind around 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 1 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 12. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 12 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -7. North northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -7 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 10. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 10 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -9. North northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -9 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A chance of snow before 5am, then a chance of snow and sleet. Cloudy, with a low around 29. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A slight chance of snow and sleet before noon, then a chance of drizzle and snow between noon and 3pm, then snow likely after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 35. West wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
Snow. Patchy blowing snow after 3am. Low around 17. Blustery, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Monday
Snow likely, mainly before 3pm. Patchy blowing snow between noon and 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 21. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 1. North northwest wind around 15 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 12. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -7. North northwest wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 10. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -9. North northwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 14. West northwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -4. West northwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 13. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -6. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 15. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Ladysmith WI
 45.46°N 91.08°W (Elev. 1155 ft)
3:39 am CST Feb 7, 2016
4am CST Feb 7, 2016-6pm CST Feb 13, 2016
 
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