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: -73.81°WElev: 10ft.

A Few Clouds

27°F

-3°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.41 in (1029.8 mb)
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Feb 5:51 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Jamaica NY

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Wind chill values between 25 and 30. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 45. Calm wind becoming north around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of snow after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Wind chill values between 25 and 30. Northeast wind 9 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow likely, mainly after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 37. Northeast wind 13 to 15 mph.  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%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 29 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 36 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Snow likely, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 29 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Wind chill values between 25 and 30. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 45. Calm wind becoming north around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of snow after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Wind chill values between 25 and 30. Northeast wind 9 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Snow likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 37. Northeast wind 13 to 15 mph. 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%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Tuesday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Snow likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly 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 before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 33.
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Point Forecast:
Jamaica NY
 40.69°N 73.81°W (Elev. 30 ft)
6:28 am EST Feb 6, 2016
6am EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016
 
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