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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Bristol / Johnson / Kingsport, Tri-City Regional Airport (KTRI)

Lat: 36.54°NLon: -81.73°WElev: 1519ft.

Partly Cloudy

34°F

1°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.37 in (1028.7 mb)
Dewpoint 13°F (-11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 5 Feb 6:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ESE Laurel Bloomery TN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 22. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 22 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. West wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 27 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow showers likely before 1pm, then rain showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 38 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 20 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 28 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 15.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 15 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 22. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. West wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Snow showers likely before 1pm, then rain showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 15.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Friday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ESE Laurel Bloomery TN
 36.54°N 81.73°W (Elev. 3189 ft)
2:31 pm EST Feb 5, 2016
7pm EST Feb 5, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016
 
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