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 Warnings are in effect across this region.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Birmingham, Birmingham International Airport (KBHM)

Lat: 33.59°NLon: -86.62°WElev: 643ft.

Fair

32°F

0°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.25 in (1024.5 mb)
Dewpoint 24°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 7 Feb 1:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SW Alton AL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Clear, with a low around 30. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 30 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 55. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain after 3am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    Low: 38 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 45. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance Rain

    High: 45 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. West wind around 10 mph.  Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 28 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 37.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 43.

    Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 28.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 28 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Clear, with a low around 30. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 55. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain after 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 45. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. West wind around 10 mph. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 43.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 28.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 54.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SW Alton AL
 33.59°N 86.62°W
2:05 am CST Feb 7, 2016
2am CST Feb 7, 2016-6pm CST Feb 13, 2016
 
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