Strong winds and wintry weather for Northern Plains, Upper Midwest

A powerful storm system over southern Canada will track toward the Great Lakes by Sunday. Strong winds and wintry precipitation from this storm will impact the northern Plains and Upper Midwest beginning today. Numerous High Wind Warnings, Wind Advisories even Blizzard Warnings are in effect across this region.
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Current conditions at

Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon Airport (KMVN)

Lat: 38.05°NLon: -88.99°WElev: 479ft.

Fair

34°F

1°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 30.17 in
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 7 Feb 2:35 am CST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SE Sesser IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. South southwest wind around 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of light rain after 3pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 54. Southwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Light
    Rain

    High: 54 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain before midnight, then a slight chance of rain and snow.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 32. West wind 7 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 33. West northwest wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 33 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 21. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 21 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 27. West northwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 27 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 21 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 11. West northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. South southwest wind around 6 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of light rain after 3pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 54. Southwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain before midnight, then a slight chance of rain and snow. Increasing clouds, with a low around 32. West wind 7 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 33. West northwest wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 21. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 27. West northwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 11. West northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. North wind around 6 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. East northeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 36. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. Northwest wind around 7 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 38. North northwest wind around 7 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SE Sesser IL
 38.05°N 88.99°W
2:15 am CST Feb 7, 2016
2am CST Feb 7, 2016-6pm CST Feb 13, 2016
 
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