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

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.36°NLon: -83.39°WElev: 2021ft.

Fair

44°F

7°C

Humidity 22%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 30.22 in
Dewpoint 8°F (-13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Feb 3:35 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NW Big Laurel NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. North wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 46. North wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of snow showers between 2am and 4am, then a chance of rain and snow showers.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 28. West wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 28 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow showers likely, mainly after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 33. West wind 5 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 33 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow showers.  Low around 20. West northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Snow Showers

    Low: 20 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow showers likely, mainly before 9am.  Cloudy, with a high near 25. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 25 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers before 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 16 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 26 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. North wind 5 to 7 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 46. North wind 7 to 11 mph.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of snow showers between 2am and 4am, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Increasing clouds, with a low around 28. West wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Monday
Snow showers likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 33. West wind 5 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Monday Night
Snow showers. Low around 20. West northwest wind 7 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday
Snow showers likely, mainly before 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 25. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers before 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 37.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NW Big Laurel NC
 35.36°N 83.39°W (Elev. 3182 ft)
3:05 pm EST Feb 6, 2016
3pm EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 13, 2016
 
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