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

Lincoln, Lincoln Municipal Airport (KLNK)

Lat: 40.82°NLon: -96.71°WElev: 1214ft.

Fair

36°F

2°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed NW 9 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1016.0 mb)
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 7 Feb 3:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Lincoln NE

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Windy, with a west northwest wind 11 to 16 mph increasing to 23 to 28 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 39 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 39 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 26. Windy, with a northwest wind 26 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Windy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before noon.  Areas of blowing snow before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 26 by 8am. Windy, with a north northwest wind 23 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 32 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 19 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 32. Northwest wind around 11 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 32 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 35 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Windy, with a west northwest wind 11 to 16 mph increasing to 23 to 28 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 39 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 26. Windy, with a northwest wind 26 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before noon. Areas of blowing snow before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 26 by 8am. Windy, with a north northwest wind 23 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 32. Northwest wind around 11 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.
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Point Forecast:
Lincoln NE
 40.82°N 96.71°W (Elev. 1158 ft)
3:35 am CST Feb 7, 2016
4am CST Feb 7, 2016-6pm CST Feb 13, 2016
 
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