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: 40.77°NLon: -73.94°WElev: 154ft.

Fair

31°F

-1°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 30.41 in (1028.9 mb)
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Feb 5:51 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Astoria NY

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. Wind chill values between 25 and 35. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 46. Light and variable wind becoming north 5 to 7 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of snow after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Wind chill values between 30 and 35. Northeast wind 8 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 35 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow likely before 3pm, then rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 37. Northeast wind 11 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Snow
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 37 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 30 °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 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 38. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow

    High: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. Wind chill values between 25 and 35. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 46. Light and variable wind becoming north 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of snow after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Wind chill values between 30 and 35. Northeast wind 8 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Snow likely before 3pm, then rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 37. Northeast wind 11 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Tuesday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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 38. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 33.
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Point Forecast:
Astoria NY
 40.77°N 73.94°W (Elev. 16 ft)
6:28 am EST Feb 6, 2016
6am EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016
 
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