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 Watches are in effect across this region.
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Current conditions at

Lake Charles, Lake Charles Regional Airport (KLCH)

Lat: 30.28°NLon: -93.26°WElev: 16ft.

Overcast

42°F

6°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.31 in (1027.2 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Feb 6:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles N Westlake LA

  • Today

    Today: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 4pm, then a chance of showers.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 54. East wind around 5 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 54 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 34. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 60. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 57. Northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 34. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 57. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 40. West wind around 5 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 40 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 65. West wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 4pm, then a chance of showers. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 54. East wind around 5 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 34. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 60. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 57. Northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 34. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 57. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 40. West wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 65. West wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 47.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles N Westlake LA
 30.28°N 93.26°W
7:05 am CST Feb 6, 2016
7am CST Feb 6, 2016-6pm CST Feb 12, 2016
 
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