Significant Storm Systems To Impact Both The Northern Plains and The Carolinas

A strong low pressure system will bring very strong winds and blizzard conditions to portions of the Northern Plains today into tonight. Winds gusting over 60 mph at times may cause whiteout conditions. A second low pressure system is forecast to intensify rapidly off the U.S east coast bringing strong winds, heavy rainfall, and coastal flooding to the Carolina's.
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Current conditions at

Watertown, Watertown Municipal Airport (KATY)

Lat: 44.86°NLon: -97.14°WElev: 1745ft.

A Few Clouds and Breezy

33°F

1°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed W 21 G 31 mph
Barometer 29.74 in (1009.0 mb)
Dewpoint 24°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill21°F (-6°C)
Last update 7 Feb 6:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles S Watertown SD

Blizzard Warning February 7, 09:00am until February 8, 06:00am
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Blizzard Warning
  • Today

    Today: Snow showers likely, mainly after 2pm.  Areas of blowing snow after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 35. Windy, with a west wind 22 to 27 mph increasing to 28 to 33 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 47 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow likely, mainly before 3am.  Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 17. Windy, with a north northwest wind 30 to 33 mph, with gusts as high as 47 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 17 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of snow before noon.  Patchy blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. Windy, with a north northwest wind 22 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 20 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 14 to 21 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 8 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 17. North northwest wind 14 to 18 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 17 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 2 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 20.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 20 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 5 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 20 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow showers likely, mainly after 2pm. Areas of blowing snow after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 35. Windy, with a west wind 22 to 27 mph increasing to 28 to 33 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 47 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Snow likely, mainly before 3am. Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 17. Windy, with a north northwest wind 30 to 33 mph, with gusts as high as 47 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday
A slight chance of snow before noon. Patchy blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. Windy, with a north northwest wind 22 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 14 to 21 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 17. North northwest wind 14 to 18 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 20.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 20.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 22.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles S Watertown SD
 44.86°N 97.14°W (Elev. 1749 ft)
6:27 am CST Feb 7, 2016
7am CST Feb 7, 2016-6pm CST Feb 13, 2016
 
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