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

Lawrenceville, Gwinnett County-Briscoe Field Airport (KLZU)

Lat: 34.04°NLon: -83.97°WElev: 1060ft.

N/A

Humidity NA
Wind Speed NA
Barometer NA
Dewpoint N/A
Visibility NA
Last update *** Not a current observation ***
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SSE Buford GA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 54. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 35. West wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 35 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Scattered showers, mainly after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 45 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Scattered rain and snow showers before 10pm, then a slight chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Rain/Snow
    then Isolated
    Snow Showers

    Low: 27 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 34 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 36.

    Sunny

    High: 36 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 23.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 23 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 46.

    Sunny

    High: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 54. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 35. West wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Scattered showers, mainly after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Scattered rain and snow showers before 10pm, then a slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 36.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 23.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 46.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 31.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SSE Buford GA
 34.04°N 83.97°W (Elev. 1099 ft)
4:00 am EST Feb 7, 2016
5am EST Feb 7, 2016-6pm EST Feb 13, 2016
 
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