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

Westerly, Westerly State Airport (KWST)

Lat: 41.35°NLon: -71.64°WElev: 79ft.

Fair

29°F

-2°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.14 in (1020.7 mb)
Dewpoint 24°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 5 Feb 6:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSE Charlestown RI

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 23. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 23 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 38. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. West wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 42. West wind around 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of freezing rain between 3am and 4am, then a chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Northeast wind 6 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Wintry Mix

    Low: 29 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow likely, mainly after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 32 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 24 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow likely before 1pm, then rain and snow likely between 1pm and 3pm, then a chance of snow after 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 35 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow before 1am, then a chance of snow showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 25 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 23. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 38. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. West wind 6 to 9 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 42. West wind around 6 mph.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of freezing rain between 3am and 4am, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Northeast wind 6 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Snow likely, mainly after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Snow likely before 1pm, then rain and snow likely between 1pm and 3pm, then a chance of snow after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow before 1am, then a chance of snow showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSE Charlestown RI
 41.35°N 71.64°W (Elev. 0 ft)
7:21 pm EST Feb 5, 2016
7pm EST Feb 5, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016
 
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