Dangerous Winter Storm over the Northern Plains

A significant winter storm will continue to bring heavy snow and blizzard conditions to portions of the northern Plains through Tuesday evening. Snowfall amounts could reach one foot. Strong winds and very cold temperatures will also yield sub-zero wind chill readings and blowing snow. Reduced visibility from blowing snow could cause severe travel difficulties. Read More >

Current conditions at

Grand Forks, Grand Forks International Airport (KGFK)

Lat: 47.95°NLon: 97.18°WElev: 843ft.

Snow Blowing Snow and Windy

25°F

-4°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed NW 31 G 40 mph
Barometer 29.45 in (998.5 mb)
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 0.50 mi
Wind Chill8°F (-13°C)
Last update 6 Dec 2:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Grand Forks ND

Blizzard Warning until December 7, 12:00am
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Blizzard Warning
  •  
    Blizzard Warning until December 7, 12:00am

    NOW until
    12:00am Wed

    Blizzard Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow.  Widespread blowing snow. Steady temperature around 26. Windy, with a northwest wind around 33 mph, with gusts as high as 47 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Blowing Snow

    High: 26 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow, mainly before 4am.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 3am. Low around 14. Windy, with a west northwest wind 29 to 34 mph decreasing to 22 to 27 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 48 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow and
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 14 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Patchy blowing snow before 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 19. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 19 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 13. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

    Chance Snow
    and Blustery

    Low: 13 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 15. Northwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Chance Snow

    High: 15 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5. West northwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -5 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 3. West northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 3 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. East wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 0 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow. Widespread blowing snow. Steady temperature around 26. Windy, with a northwest wind around 33 mph, with gusts as high as 47 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Tonight
Snow, mainly before 4am. Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 3am. Low around 14. Windy, with a west northwest wind 29 to 34 mph decreasing to 22 to 27 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 48 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Patchy blowing snow before 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 19. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 13. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 15. Northwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5. West northwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 3. West northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. East wind around 6 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 13. East wind around 8 mph.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 7. East northeast wind around 8 mph becoming north after midnight.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 10. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. West northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 4. Southwest wind around 9 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. West southwest wind around 8 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 3. Northwest wind around 9 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Forks ND
 47.91°N 97.06°W
2:16 pm CST Dec 6, 2016
4pm CST Dec 6, 2016-6pm CST Dec 13, 2016
 
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