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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Current conditions at

Fargo, Hector International Airport (KFAR)

Lat: 47.01°NLon: -96.76°WElev: 899ft.

Mostly Cloudy

38°F

3°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed SW 12 mph
Barometer 29.66 in (1005.6 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill30°F (-1°C)
Last update 6 Feb 4:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SSE Georgetown MN

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

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. South southwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 36 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of rain and sleet between 10pm and midnight, then a chance of snow.  Patchy blowing snow after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 31. Breezy, with a west wind 18 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely, mainly before 2pm.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 10am. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 22 by 5pm. Windy, with a north northwest wind 28 to 34 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: 32 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before 3am.  Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 10. Windy, with a north northwest wind 24 to 33 mph, with gusts as high as 48 mph.

    Chance Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 10 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 23 to 28 mph decreasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Blustery

    High: 17 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 4 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 14.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 14 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 0 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 15.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 15 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. South southwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of rain and sleet between 10pm and midnight, then a chance of snow. Patchy blowing snow after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 31. Breezy, with a west wind 18 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly before 2pm. Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 10am. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 22 by 5pm. Windy, with a north northwest wind 28 to 34 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before 3am. Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 10. Windy, with a north northwest wind 24 to 33 mph, with gusts as high as 48 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 23 to 28 mph decreasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 14.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0.
Wednesday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 15.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 10.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -6.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 14.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SSE Georgetown MN
 47.01°N 96.76°W
4:30 pm CST Feb 6, 2016
5pm CST Feb 6, 2016-6pm CST Feb 13, 2016
 
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