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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Current conditions at

Beaufort, Michael J Smith Field Airport (KMRH)

Lat: 34.69°NLon: -76.52°WElev: 10ft.

Fair

35°F

2°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed N 9 mph
Barometer 30.42 in (1030.1 mb)
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill28°F (-2°C)
Last update 6 Feb 5:58 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ESE Harkers Island NC

Coastal Flood Watch February 7, 09:00am until February 8, 04:00am
High Wind Watch February 7, 10:00am until February 8, 04:00am
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  • Today

    Today: Increasing clouds, with a high near 49. North wind 11 to 15 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 49 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of rain after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain and
    Breezy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 49. Windy, with a north wind 29 to 36 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Rain and
    Windy

    High: 49 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain likely before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 39. Windy, with a northwest wind 31 to 36 mph decreasing to 21 to 26 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Windy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Northwest wind 11 to 17 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 53 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 45 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Breezy.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Increasing clouds, with a high near 49. North wind 11 to 15 mph.
Tonight
A chance of rain after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday
Rain. High near 49. Windy, with a north wind 29 to 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Rain likely before 1am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 39. Windy, with a northwest wind 31 to 36 mph decreasing to 21 to 26 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
A slight chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Northwest wind 11 to 17 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Breezy.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. Breezy.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 33. Breezy.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 43.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ESE Harkers Island NC
 34.69°N 76.52°W (Elev. 0 ft)
5:01 am EST Feb 6, 2016
6am EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016
 
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