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

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.89°NLon: -77.02°WElev: 13ft.

Mostly Cloudy

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 30.23 in (1023.7 mb)
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill25°F (-4°C)
Last update 7 Feb 4:52 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Light and variable wind becoming northeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. North wind around 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of rain after 4pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 44. North wind around 7 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 44 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain and snow likely before 1am, then snow.  Low around 32. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Rain/Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 37. North wind around 8 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 37 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow showers before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 37.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 31 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Light and variable wind becoming northeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. North wind around 7 mph.
Monday
A slight chance of rain after 4pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 44. North wind around 7 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Rain and snow likely before 1am, then snow. Low around 32. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Tuesday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 37. North wind around 8 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 19.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
3:35 am EST Feb 7, 2016
5am EST Feb 7, 2016-6pm EST Feb 13, 2016
 
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