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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Current conditions at

Lansing Municipal Airport (KIGQ)

Lat: 41.51°NLon: -87.64°WElev: 607ft.

Fair

36°F

2°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.16 in
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Feb 5:15 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago Heights IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 32. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 32 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 45 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 28 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow showers likely, mainly before noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 32. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely then
    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 32 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 20. Blustery, with a north northwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Blustery

    Low: 20 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 24.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 24 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 7 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 18.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 18 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 9.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 32. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday
Snow showers likely, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 32. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday Night
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 20. Blustery, with a north northwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 24.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 18.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 25.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago Heights IL
 41.51°N 87.64°W
5:16 pm CST Feb 6, 2016
5pm CST Feb 6, 2016-6pm CST Feb 13, 2016
 
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