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

Marion / Wytheville (KMKJ)

Lat: 36.75°NLon: -81.28°WElev: 2559ft.

Overcast

33°F

1°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.26 in
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Feb 8:15 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles WNW Elk Creek VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 40. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 28. West wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 28 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow.  High near 34. Southwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    then Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow before 1am, then snow showers likely after 1am.  Low around 19. Northwest wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow

    Low: 19 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 70%. 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: A chance of snow showers.  Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 20. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 20 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 40. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph.
Sunday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 28. West wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Monday
Snow. High near 34. Southwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Monday Night
Snow before 1am, then snow showers likely after 1am. Low around 19. Northwest wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Tuesday
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 70%. 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
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 20. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 35.
Friday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles WNW Elk Creek VA
 36.75°N 81.28°W (Elev. 3684 ft)
7:00 pm EST Feb 6, 2016
8pm EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 13, 2016
 
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