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

Marion - Williamson County Regional Airport (KMWA)

Lat: 38.05°NLon: -88.93°WElev: 486ft.

Fair

27°F

-3°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.32 in
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Feb 5:15 am CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Benton IL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 52. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 52 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 32. South southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 32 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Southwest wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. West wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of light snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 33. West northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Chance Light
    Snow

    High: 33 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of light snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 24. West northwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Light Snow

    Low: 24 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. West northwest wind 10 to 14 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 29 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 15. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 15 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 52. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 32. South southwest wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Southwest wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. West wind 8 to 10 mph.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of light snow. Cloudy, with a high near 33. West northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of light snow. Cloudy, with a low around 24. West northwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. West northwest wind 10 to 14 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 35. East wind around 7 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Benton IL
 38.05°N 88.93°W
5:15 am CST Feb 6, 2016
5am CST Feb 6, 2016-6pm CST Feb 12, 2016
 
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