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, Kennedy International Airport (KJFK)

Lat: 40.69°NLon: -73.78°WElev: 10ft.

Fair

34°F

1°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed NW 13 mph
Barometer 30.32 in (1026.6 mb)
Dewpoint 14°F (-10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill25°F (-4°C)
Last update 5 Feb 9:51 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Jamaica NY

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 25. Wind chill values between 20 and 25. Northwest wind 7 to 16 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 25 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 40. Wind chill values between 20 and 30. Southwest wind 5 to 11 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 43. Wind chill values between 25 and 35. West wind around 6 mph becoming north in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of snow after 4am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 30. 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: 30 °F

  • Monday

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

    Snow Likely
    and Breezy

    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 11pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 25. Wind chill values between 20 and 25. Northwest wind 7 to 16 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 40. Wind chill values between 20 and 30. Southwest wind 5 to 11 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 43. 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 30. 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. Breezy. 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 11pm. 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
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Jamaica NY
 40.69°N 73.78°W (Elev. 23 ft)
6:46 pm EST Feb 5, 2016
10pm EST Feb 5, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016
 
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