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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Sandpoint, Sandpoint Airport (KSZT)

Lat: 48.34°NLon: -116.65°WElev: 2126ft.

Partly Cloudy

34°F

1°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed calm
Barometer 30.15 in
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 05 Feb 6:55 pm PST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles WNW Sandpoint Airport ID

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow, mainly after 10pm.  Low around 30. Breezy, with a southwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 19 to 24 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 39 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Breezy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly between 10am and 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 33 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 33 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 45.

    Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow, mainly after 10pm. Low around 30. Breezy, with a southwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 19 to 24 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 39 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly between 10am and 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 45.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles WNW Sandpoint Airport ID
 48.34°N 116.65°W (Elev. 4573 ft)
2:16 pm PST Feb 5, 2016
7pm PST Feb 5, 2016-6pm PST Feb 12, 2016
 
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