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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Current conditions at

Martinsville (KMTV)

Lat: 36.78°NLon: -80.07°WElev: 942ft.

Fair

17°F

-8°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.44 in
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Feb 6:15 am EST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles WNW Bassett VA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Calm wind becoming north around 6 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. North wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Light northwest wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of snow before 10am, then a chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 44 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain before 10pm, then a chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 26 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 37.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 33.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. Light and variable wind.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Calm wind becoming north around 6 mph after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. North wind 7 to 9 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Light northwest wind.
Monday
A chance of snow before 10am, then a chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Monday Night
A chance of rain before 10pm, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 33.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 35.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles WNW Bassett VA
 36.78°N 80.07°W (Elev. 1201 ft)
4:00 am EST Feb 6, 2016
6am EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016
 
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