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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Oak Ridge (KOQT)

Lat: 36.48°NLon: -84.7°WElev: 915ft.

Fair

26°F

-3°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.42 in (1031.7 mb)
Dewpoint 22°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Feb 7:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles WNW Helenwood TN

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 48. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 28. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 52. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain showers between 10pm and 3am, then snow showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 31 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow showers likely before 9am, then rain showers likely between 9am and 2pm, then snow showers likely after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 39 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 20 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 29.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 29 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 17 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 30.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 48. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 28. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 52. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the morning.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain showers between 10pm and 3am, then snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday
Snow showers likely before 9am, then rain showers likely between 9am and 2pm, then snow showers likely after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 20.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 29.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 17.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 30.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 48.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles WNW Helenwood TN
 36.48°N 84.7°W (Elev. 1391 ft)
3:04 am EST Feb 6, 2016
8am EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016
 
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