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

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.87°NLon: -77.08°WElev: 13ft.

Partly Cloudy

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 30.45 in (1031.1 mb)
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Feb 5:52 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Fort Myer VA

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the morning.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. South wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. North wind around 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. North wind around 6 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 44 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 32 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow before 1pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 39 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 37.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the morning.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. South wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. North wind around 6 mph.
Monday
A chance of rain after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. North wind around 6 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow before 1pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Myer VA
 38.87°N 77.08°W (Elev. 200 ft)
5:02 am EST Feb 6, 2016
6am EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016
 
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