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

Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport (KTYS)

Lat: 35.67°NLon: -83.64°WElev: 981ft.

Overcast

37°F

3°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.26 in (1025.3 mb)
Dewpoint 22°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Feb 10:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles E Townsend TN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 49. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain showers between 1am and 4am, then a chance of snow showers after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow showers likely before 10am, then rain showers likely between 10am and 2pm, then snow showers likely after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 38. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 38 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 22. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 22 °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.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 16 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 28.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 28 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 17 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. Calm wind.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 49. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain showers between 1am and 4am, then a chance of snow showers after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
Snow showers likely before 10am, then rain showers likely between 10am and 2pm, then snow showers likely after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 38. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Monday Night
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 22. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Friday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles E Townsend TN
 35.67°N 83.64°W (Elev. 1906 ft)
2:46 pm EST Feb 6, 2016
11pm EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 13, 2016
 
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