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

Dubuque, Dubuque Regional Airport (KDBQ)

Lat: 42.43°NLon: -90.44°WElev: 1076ft.

Overcast

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed SW 10 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1022.1 mb)
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Wind Chill21°F (-6°C)
Last update 6 Feb 1:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Galena IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 34 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of rain and snow after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 38. West wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 38 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 23. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 23 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 28. Blustery.

    Chance Snow
    and Blustery

    High: 28 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 11.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 11 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 17.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 17 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 4.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 4 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 17 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain and snow after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 38. West wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 23. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 28. Blustery.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 11.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 17.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 23.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 25.
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Point Forecast:
Galena IL
 42.43°N 90.44°W (Elev. 814 ft)
2:15 pm CST Feb 6, 2016
2pm CST Feb 6, 2016-6pm CST Feb 12, 2016
 
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