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

Marion / Wytheville (KMKJ)

Lat: 36.88°NLon: -81.52°WElev: 2559ft.

Fair

22°F

-6°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.35 in
Dewpoint 17°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Feb 1:55 am EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Marion VA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Light and variable wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

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

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 46. Light west wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of snow after 4am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 28 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow likely before noon, then rain and snow likely between noon and 1pm, then rain likely after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 37 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 23 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 28 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 18 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Light and variable wind.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 46. Light west wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of snow after 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Snow likely before noon, then rain and snow likely between noon and 1pm, then rain likely after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday Night
Snow likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Marion VA
 36.88°N 81.52°W (Elev. 2300 ft)
2:00 am EST Feb 6, 2016
2am EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016
 
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