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

Mattoon / Charleston, Coles County Memorial Airport (KMTO)

Lat: 39.39°NLon: -88.14°WElev: 722ft.

Fair

40°F

4°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1020.6 mb)
Dewpoint 24°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill34°F (1°C)
Last update 6 Feb 11:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles SSE Charleston IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 31. South southwest wind around 9 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of rain after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. West southwest wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 49 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. West wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Chance Snow

    Low: 28 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Scattered snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 32. West northwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    High: 32 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 19. West northwest wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 19 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. West northwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 25 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Northwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 21.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 21 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 31. South southwest wind around 9 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of rain after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. West southwest wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. West wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Scattered snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 32. West northwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 19. West northwest wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. West northwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Northwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 21.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 33.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles SSE Charleston IL
 39.39°N 88.14°W (Elev. 650 ft)
9:24 pm CST Feb 6, 2016
12am CST Feb 7, 2016-6pm CST Feb 12, 2016
 
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