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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Current conditions at

Wilmington, Wilmington International Airport (KILM)

Lat: 34.26°NLon: -77.86°WElev: 33ft.

Overcast

45°F

7°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed N 13 mph
Barometer 30.26 in (1024.5 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill39°F (4°C)
Last update 6 Feb 7:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Smith Creek NC

Flood Watch February 7, 06:00am until February 7, 10:00pm
Wind Advisory February 7, 10:00am until February 7, 08:00pm
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Flood Watch
Wind Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain, mainly after 1am.  Low around 36. North wind 10 to 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 44. Windy, with a north wind 18 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Rain and
    Windy

    High: 44 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 33. Breezy, with a northwest wind 19 to 24 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain and
    Breezy then
    Clear

    Low: 33 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of rain after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Southwest wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 54 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of rain before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. West wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 46 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 42. Breezy.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 42 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 28 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Rain, mainly after 1am. Low around 36. North wind 10 to 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Rain. High near 44. Windy, with a north wind 18 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain before 10pm. Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 33. Breezy, with a northwest wind 19 to 24 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
A slight chance of rain after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Southwest wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. West wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 42. Breezy.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 28.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 45.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
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Point Forecast:
Smith Creek NC
 34.26°N 77.86°W (Elev. 26 ft)
6:45 pm EST Feb 6, 2016
8pm EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 13, 2016
 
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