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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport (KTYS)

Lat: 35.61°NLon: -83.78°WElev: 981ft.

Mostly Cloudy

48°F

9°C

Humidity 27%
Wind Speed N 8 mph
Barometer 30.30 in (1026.4 mb)
Dewpoint 15°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 6 Feb 2:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SSW Townsend TN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. North wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 43 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 48. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain showers between 1am and 4am, then a chance of snow showers after 4am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 32. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow showers before 10am, then rain showers between 10am and 2pm, then snow showers after 2pm.  High near 38. West wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain/Snow

    High: 38 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow showers.  Low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow Showers

    Low: 21 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 29 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 16 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 28.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 28 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. North wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Calm wind.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 48. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain showers between 1am and 4am, then a chance of snow showers after 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 32. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
Snow showers before 10am, then rain showers between 10am and 2pm, then snow showers after 2pm. High near 38. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Snow showers. Low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Friday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 46. 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)
2:46 pm EST Feb 6, 2016
3pm EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016
 
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