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

Tappahannock-Essex County Airport (KXSA)

Lat: 38.21°NLon: -76.97°WElev: 135ft.

Fair

26°F

-3°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.42 in
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Feb 1:55 am EST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles S Colonial Beach VA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 28. Light northwest wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 28 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. North wind around 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 47 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain and snow showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 32 °F

  • Tuesday

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

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 40 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 28. Light northwest wind.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. North wind around 7 mph.
Monday
A chance of rain after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Rain and snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles S Colonial Beach VA
 38.21°N 76.97°W (Elev. 0 ft)
3:02 pm EST Feb 5, 2016
2am EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016
 
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