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

North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County Airport (KUKF)

Lat: 36.14°NLon: -81.22°WElev: 1299ft.

Fair

27°F

-3°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.44 in
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Feb 4:15 am EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SW Cricket NC

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Calm wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 28. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph after midnight.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 52. North wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of snow before 10am, then rain likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Rain
    Likely

    High: 45 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain before 10pm, then a chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 26 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 38.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 38 °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 36.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Calm wind.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 28. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 52. North wind 6 to 8 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Calm wind.
Monday
A chance of snow before 10am, then rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Monday Night
A chance of rain before 10pm, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 18.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 37.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SW Cricket NC
 36.14°N 81.22°W (Elev. 1047 ft)
4:00 am EST Feb 6, 2016
4am EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016
 
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