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

New York City, Central Park (KNYC)

Lat: 40.66°NLon: -73.96°WElev: 154ft.

Fair

31°F

-1°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.38 in (1027.9 mb)
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Feb 1:51 am EST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SW Ridgewood NY

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 28. Wind chill values between 20 and 25. West wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 28 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 41. Wind chill values between 20 and 30. Southwest wind 8 to 11 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 44. Wind chill values between 25 and 35. West wind around 6 mph becoming north in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of snow after 4am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 32. Northeast wind 7 to 12 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow likely, mainly after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 37 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 29 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 35. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely
    and Breezy

    High: 35 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Snow likely, mainly before 10pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 28. Wind chill values between 20 and 25. West wind 8 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 41. Wind chill values between 20 and 30. Southwest wind 8 to 11 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 44. Wind chill values between 25 and 35. West wind around 6 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of snow after 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 32. Northeast wind 7 to 12 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Snow likely, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 35. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Snow likely, mainly before 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SW Ridgewood NY
 40.66°N 73.96°W (Elev. 92 ft)
10:41 pm EST Feb 5, 2016
2am EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016
 
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