Strong winds and wintry weather for Northern Plains, Upper Midwest

A powerful storm system is forecast to develop in southern Canada on Saturday then track toward the Great Lakes by Sunday. Strong winds and wintry precipitation from this storm will impact the northern Plains and Upper Midwest beginning Saturday. Numerous High Wind Warnings, Wind Advisories even Blizzard Watches are in effect across this region.
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Current conditions at

Hickory, Hickory Regional Airport (KHKY)

Lat: 35.99°NLon: -81.27°WElev: 1188ft.

Fair

27°F

-3°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed NW 3 mph
Barometer 30.39 in (1028.7 mb)
Dewpoint 17°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Feb 3:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles N Ellendale NC

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Light north northwest wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 50. North wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 31. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 31 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of rain and snow showers between 9am and 11am, then a chance of rain showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Calm wind becoming south southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 44 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain and snow showers before 10pm, then a slight chance of snow showers between 10pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 27 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 37.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Light and variable wind.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Light north northwest wind.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 50. North wind 5 to 9 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 31. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers between 9am and 11am, then a chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Calm wind becoming south southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers before 10pm, then a slight chance of snow showers between 10pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 20.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 39.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles N Ellendale NC
 35.99°N 81.27°W (Elev. 1463 ft)
3:43 am EST Feb 6, 2016
4am EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016
 
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