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

Bend Airport AWOS (KBDN)

Lat: 44.06°NLon: -121.3°WElev: 3455ft.

Fair

52°F

11°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed calm
Barometer 30.24 in
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 05 Feb 3:55 pm PST
Extended Forecast for

Bend OR

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 51. South wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    High: 51 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain likely before 10pm, then a slight chance of snow.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Breezy, with a southwest wind 13 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely and
    Breezy then
    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 25 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. West wind around 8 mph becoming south in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 52.

    Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 34.

    Clear

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 56.

    Sunny

    High: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 51. South wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Rain likely before 10pm, then a slight chance of snow. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Breezy, with a southwest wind 13 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. West wind around 8 mph becoming south in the morning.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the evening.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 52.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 34.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 56.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 34.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 57.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Thursday
A slight chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 53.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Friday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 47.
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Point Forecast:
Bend OR
 44.06°N 121.3°W (Elev. 3599 ft)
2:46 pm PST Feb 5, 2016
4pm PST Feb 5, 2016-6pm PST Feb 12, 2016
 
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