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

Manteo / Dare County Regional (KMQI)

Lat: 36.02°NLon: -75.66°WElev: 13ft.

Overcast

42°F

6°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed NE 10 mph
Barometer 30.34 in
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill36°F (2°C)
Last update 6 Feb 6:15 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

First Flight Airport NC

Coastal Flood Warning February 7, 10:00am until February 8, 04:00pm
High Wind Warning February 7, 09:00am until February 8, 04:00am
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Coastal Flood Warning
High Wind Warning
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Breezy, with a northeast wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Mostly
    Cloudy and
    Breezy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain likely, mainly after 10am.  Cloudy, with a high near 48. Windy, with a north wind 18 to 23 mph increasing to 26 to 31 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 47 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Windy

    High: 48 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain likely, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Windy, with a north wind 28 to 33 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Windy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Northwest wind 9 to 18 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 50 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain showers before 1am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. West wind 9 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 38 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy

    High: 43 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Breezy.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 39. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 39 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. Breezy.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    Low: 28 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Breezy, with a northeast wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Sunday
Rain likely, mainly after 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 48. Windy, with a north wind 18 to 23 mph increasing to 26 to 31 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 47 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Rain likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Windy, with a north wind 28 to 33 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
A slight chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Northwest wind 9 to 18 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A chance of rain showers before 1am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. West wind 9 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Breezy.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 39. Breezy.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. Breezy.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 38. Breezy.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
First Flight Airport NC
 36.02°N 75.66°W (Elev. 3 ft)
5:57 pm EST Feb 6, 2016
6pm EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 13, 2016
 
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