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 Watches are in effect across this region.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New York, La Guardia Airport (KLGA)

Lat: 40.77°NLon: -73.91°WElev: 20ft.

Mostly Cloudy

40°F

4°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed SW 14 mph
Barometer 30.30 in (1026.1 mb)
Dewpoint 20°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill32°F (0°C)
Last update 6 Feb 2:51 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Astoria NY

  • Tonight

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 45. Wind chill values between 30 and 40 early. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow, mainly after 1am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 35. Wind chill values between 25 and 30. Breezy, with a northeast wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow and
    Breezy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Wind chill values between 25 and 30. Breezy, with a northeast wind 16 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 37 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 30. Northeast wind 10 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 30 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow likely.  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

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Snow likely, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 31 °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 27. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. West wind 5 to 9 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 45. Wind chill values between 30 and 40 early. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow, mainly after 1am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 35. Wind chill values between 25 and 30. Breezy, with a northeast wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Wind chill values between 25 and 30. Breezy, with a northeast wind 16 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 30. Northeast wind 10 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Tuesday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Snow likely, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. 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 27. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 33.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.
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Point Forecast:
Astoria NY
 40.77°N 73.91°W (Elev. 49 ft)
2:58 pm EST Feb 6, 2016
3pm EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 13, 2016
 
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