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

Wilmington, Wilmington International Airport (KILM)

Lat: 34.2°NLon: -77.92°WElev: 33ft.

Fair

33°F

1°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.40 in (1029.3 mb)
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 6 Feb 1:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Wilmington NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Clear, with a low around 30. North wind around 5 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 30 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 50. North wind around 9 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 50 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain, mainly after 1am.  Low around 36. North wind 9 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 42. Breezy, with a north wind 18 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    High: 42 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain, mainly before 7pm.  Low around 34. Breezy, with a northwest wind 19 to 24 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Breezy then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 34 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 54 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 35 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Clear, with a low around 30. North wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 50. North wind around 9 mph.
Saturday Night
Rain, mainly after 1am. Low around 36. North wind 9 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday
Rain. High near 42. Breezy, with a north wind 18 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Sunday Night
Rain, mainly before 7pm. Low around 34. Breezy, with a northwest wind 19 to 24 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday
A slight chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 29.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 46.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 34.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Wilmington NC
 34.2°N 77.92°W (Elev. 26 ft)
9:40 pm EST Feb 5, 2016
2am EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016
 
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