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

Lexington Blue Grass Airport (KLEX)

Lat: 38°NLon: -84.41°WElev: 955ft.

Fair

28°F

-2°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 30.34 in (1028.1 mb)
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill21°F (-6°C)
Last update 6 Feb 5:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SE Lexington KY

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 48. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Southwest wind around 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain likely before 2am, then rain and snow likely between 2am and 4am, then snow likely after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Southwest wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 34 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow likely before noon, then rain and snow likely between noon and 4pm, then snow likely after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 37. West wind 8 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 37 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 24 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 29 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 16.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 16 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 25.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 25 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 48. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Southwest wind around 6 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph.
Sunday Night
Rain likely before 2am, then rain and snow likely between 2am and 4am, then snow likely after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Southwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday
Snow likely before noon, then rain and snow likely between noon and 4pm, then snow likely after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 37. West wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 16.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 25.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SE Lexington KY
 38°N 84.41°W (Elev. 1007 ft)
6:30 am EST Feb 6, 2016
6am EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016
 
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