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

Jefferson, Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.41°NLon: -81.47°WElev: 3179ft.

Fair

32°F

0°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed NW 3 mph
Barometer 30.15 in
Dewpoint 12°F (-11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 7 Feb 12:35 am EST
Extended Forecast for

West Jefferson NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 25. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 25 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 42. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 28. West wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 28 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow.  High near 34. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely before 1am, then snow showers likely after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 18. Northwest wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 18 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 26 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 13 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 23.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 23 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 25. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 42. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.
Sunday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 28. West wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Monday
Snow. High near 34. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Monday Night
Snow likely before 1am, then snow showers likely after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 18. Northwest wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Tuesday
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 23.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
Friday Night
A chance of snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
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Point Forecast:
West Jefferson NC
 36.41°N 81.47°W (Elev. 3524 ft)
9:30 pm EST Feb 6, 2016
12am EST Feb 7, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016
 
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