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

Charlotte, Charlotte / Douglas International Airport (KCLT)

Lat: 35.21°NLon: -80.84°WElev: 748ft.

A Few Clouds

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed NE 7 mph
Barometer 30.39 in (1029.4 mb)
Dewpoint 15°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill23°F (-5°C)
Last update 6 Feb 1:52 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Charlotte NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 26. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 26 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. Calm wind becoming east northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. North wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 33. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 33 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 49.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 49 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 43.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 26. Calm wind.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. Calm wind becoming east northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. North wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 33. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 49.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 44.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 30.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
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Point Forecast:
Charlotte NC
 35.21°N 80.84°W (Elev. 656 ft)
1:03 am EST Feb 6, 2016
2am EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016
 
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