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

Lewis University Airport (KLOT)

Lat: 41.52°NLon: -87.99°WElev: 669ft.

Fair

38°F

3°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 30.15 in
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill33°F (1°C)
Last update 6 Feb 4:55 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

New Lenox IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 31. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 43 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow showers likely after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Snow
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 27 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow showers likely, mainly before noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 31. Blustery, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Blustery

    High: 31 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 19. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Blustery

    Low: 19 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 23.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 23 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 7 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 17 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 8.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 8 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 31. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday Night
Snow showers likely after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday
Snow showers likely, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 31. Blustery, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday Night
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 19. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 23.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 24.
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Point Forecast:
New Lenox IL
 41.52°N 87.99°W
4:16 pm CST Feb 6, 2016
5pm CST Feb 6, 2016-6pm CST Feb 13, 2016
 
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