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: 36.59°NLon: -81.81°WElev: 1519ft.

Partly Cloudy

22°F

-6°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed NE 3 mph
Barometer 30.37 in (1028.5 mb)
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Feb 3:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSW Damascus VA

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 43. North wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 4am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 26. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 26 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow showers likely, mainly after 7am.  Cloudy, with a high near 37. Southwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 37 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow showers likely.  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 26. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 26 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 14.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 14 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 24.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 24 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 43. North wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 26. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Snow showers likely, mainly after 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 37. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 14.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 24.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSW Damascus VA
 36.59°N 81.81°W (Elev. 2979 ft)
3:04 am EST Feb 6, 2016
4am EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016
 
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