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

Omaha, Millard Airport (KMLE)

Lat: 41.04°NLon: -96.31°WElev: 1050ft.

Fair

40°F

4°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 30.01 in
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill36°F (2°C)
Last update 6 Feb 7:15 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ESE Ashland NE

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. South southwest wind 8 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Windy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 24 to 29 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 39 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers after midnight.  Patchy blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 25. Windy, with a northwest wind 24 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 25 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of snow showers before noon, then scattered flurries after noon.  Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Windy, with a north northwest wind 24 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 30 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. 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.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 31.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 31 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 35.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 35 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. South southwest wind 8 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Windy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 24 to 29 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers after midnight. Patchy blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 25. Windy, with a northwest wind 24 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.
Monday
A slight chance of snow showers before noon, then scattered flurries after noon. Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Windy, with a north northwest wind 24 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. 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 31.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 35.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 35.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 34.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ESE Ashland NE
 41.04°N 96.31°W (Elev. 1056 ft)
6:35 pm CST Feb 6, 2016
7pm CST Feb 6, 2016-6pm CST Feb 13, 2016
 
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