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

Hatteras, Mitchell Field (KHSE)

Lat: 35.12°NLon: -75.92°WElev: 16ft.

Overcast

45°F

7°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed NE 12 G 17 mph
Barometer 30.21 in (1023.1 mb)
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill39°F (4°C)
Last update 6 Feb 10:51 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Ocracoke NC

Coastal Flood Warning February 7, 10:00am until February 8, 04:00pm
High Wind Warning February 7, 09:00am until February 8, 04:00am
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Coastal Flood Warning
High Wind Warning
  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers before midnight, then a chance of rain after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 42. Windy, with a northeast wind 22 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    and Windy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain, mainly after 10am.  High near 49. Very windy, with a northeast wind 30 to 35 mph increasing to 39 to 44 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 65 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Rain and Very
    Windy

    High: 49 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain, mainly before 1am.  Low around 42. Very windy, with a northwest wind 38 to 43 mph decreasing to 29 to 34 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 65 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain and Very
    Windy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers after 1pm.  Sunny, with a high near 51. Breezy, with a west wind 13 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Sunny and
    Breezy then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 51 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. West wind around 17 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy

    High: 46 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. Breezy.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 42 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. Windy.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Windy

    Low: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of showers before midnight, then a chance of rain after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 42. Windy, with a northeast wind 22 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday
Rain, mainly after 10am. High near 49. Very windy, with a northeast wind 30 to 35 mph increasing to 39 to 44 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 65 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Rain, mainly before 1am. Low around 42. Very windy, with a northwest wind 38 to 43 mph decreasing to 29 to 34 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 65 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
A slight chance of showers after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 51. Breezy, with a west wind 13 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. West wind around 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. Breezy.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. Breezy.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. Windy.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 41. Breezy.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Ocracoke NC
 35.12°N 75.92°W (Elev. 0 ft)
10:52 pm EST Feb 6, 2016
11pm EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 13, 2016
 
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