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

Beckley, Raleigh County Memorial Airport (KBKW)

Lat: 37.62°NLon: -80.92°WElev: 2503ft.

Fair

24°F

-4°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.32 in (1030.9 mb)
Dewpoint 14°F (-10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill17°F (-8°C)
Last update 5 Feb 9:51 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Nimitz WV

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Light west wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 47. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of snow after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 27 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow likely before 11am, then rain and snow likely between 11am and noon, then rain likely after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Rain Likely

    High: 38 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 29 °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

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Calm wind.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Light west wind.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 47. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of snow after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Snow likely before 11am, then rain and snow likely between 11am and noon, then rain likely after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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 26. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 33.
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Point Forecast:
Nimitz WV
 37.62°N 80.92°W (Elev. 1677 ft)
9:30 pm EST Feb 5, 2016
10pm EST Feb 5, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016
 
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