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

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.86°NLon: -76.97°WElev: 13ft.

Fair

33°F

1°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.42 in (1030.0 mb)
Dewpoint 22°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Feb 1:52 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Hillcrest Heights MD

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Light west wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 44. South wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. North wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. North wind around 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 44 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain and snow likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 39 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 27 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Light west wind.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44. South wind 3 to 8 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. North wind around 6 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. North wind around 7 mph.
Monday
A chance of rain after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Hillcrest Heights MD
 38.86°N 76.97°W (Elev. 213 ft)
12:34 am EST Feb 6, 2016
2am EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016
 
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