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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New York, Kennedy International Airport (KJFK)

Lat: 40.69°NLon: -73.81°WElev: 10ft.

Partly Cloudy

35°F

2°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 30.26 in (1024.6 mb)
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 7 Feb 12:51 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Jamaica NY

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 31. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 44. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain and snow, mainly after 1am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 32. Wind chill values between 25 and 30. Northeast wind 9 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain and snow before 9am, then snow likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 35. Wind chill values between 25 and 30. Breezy, with a north wind 16 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely and
    Breezy then
    Snow Likely

    High: 35 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 29. Northeast wind 11 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 29 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 36 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Snow likely, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 30 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 40 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of snow before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 31. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 44. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain and snow, mainly after 1am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 32. Wind chill values between 25 and 30. Northeast wind 9 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of rain and snow before 9am, then snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 35. Wind chill values between 25 and 30. Breezy, with a north wind 16 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 29. Northeast wind 11 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Tuesday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Snow likely, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.
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Point Forecast:
Jamaica NY
 40.69°N 73.81°W (Elev. 30 ft)
9:28 pm EST Feb 6, 2016
1am EST Feb 7, 2016-6pm EST Feb 13, 2016
 
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