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

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 34.95°NLon: -83.33°WElev: 2021ft.

Fair

43°F

6°C

Humidity 27%
Wind Speed NW 8 mph
Barometer 30.27 in
Dewpoint 12°F (-11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill38°F (3°C)
Last update 6 Feb 1:35 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles S Sky Valley GA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 41 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 9 mph in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 46. North wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 31. West northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 31 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. West wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 20 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 29.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 29 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Light and variable wind.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 9 mph in the evening.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 46. North wind 9 to 11 mph.
Sunday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 31. West northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday
A chance of snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. West wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 18.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 39.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles S Sky Valley GA
 34.95°N 83.33°W (Elev. 3199 ft)
1:03 pm EST Feb 6, 2016
1pm EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016
 
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