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

Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport (KTYS)

Lat: 35.61°NLon: -83.78°WElev: 981ft.

Partly Cloudy

28°F

-2°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.18 in (1022.4 mb)
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 7 Feb 4:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SSW Townsend TN

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 50. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of rain and snow showers between 1am and 2am, then a chance of snow showers.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 31. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Mostly Clear
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow showers before 8am, then rain showers between 8am and 4pm, then snow showers after 4pm.  High near 41. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Rain/Snow

    High: 41 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow showers.  Low around 20. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Showers

    Low: 20 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 26. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 26 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 14. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 14 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 25 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 11 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 50. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of rain and snow showers between 1am and 2am, then a chance of snow showers. Increasing clouds, with a low around 31. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
Snow showers before 8am, then rain showers between 8am and 4pm, then snow showers after 4pm. High near 41. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Monday Night
Snow showers. Low around 20. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Tuesday
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 26. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 14. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Friday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SSW Townsend TN
 35.61°N 83.78°W (Elev. 2234 ft)
3:06 am EST Feb 7, 2016
5am EST Feb 7, 2016-6pm EST Feb 13, 2016
 
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