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

Harrisburg, Capital City Airport (KCXY)

Lat: 40.28°NLon: -76.87°WElev: 335ft.

Fair

36°F

2°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed W 12 mph
Barometer 30.35 in (1028.1 mb)
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill28°F (-2°C)
Last update 5 Feb 6:56 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Harrisburg PA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 25. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 25 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 44. Calm wind.

    Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Light northeast wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain and snow after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 39 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain and snow showers before 8pm, then snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 29 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow showers likely, mainly before 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 35 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow showers before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 25. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 44. Calm wind.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Light northeast wind.
Monday
A chance of rain and snow after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers before 8pm, then snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Snow showers likely, mainly before 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
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Point Forecast:
Harrisburg PA
 40.28°N 76.87°W (Elev. 394 ft)
5:05 pm EST Feb 5, 2016
7pm EST Feb 5, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016
 
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