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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Current conditions at

Boone, Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.13°NLon: -81.67°WElev: 3146ft.

Fair

32°F

0°C

Humidity 36%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 30.32 in
Dewpoint 8°F (-13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill27°F (-3°C)
Last update 6 Feb 10:35 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Blowing Rock NC

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Light west wind.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 25. North wind 5 to 13 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 25 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 40. Northwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow
    Likely

    High: 35 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 19 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 27 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 16 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 28.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 28 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Light west wind.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 25. North wind 5 to 13 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 40. Northwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Monday
Snow likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.
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Point Forecast:
Blowing Rock NC
 36.13°N 81.67°W (Elev. 3533 ft)
10:00 am EST Feb 6, 2016
10am EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016
 
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