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 Watches are in effect across this region.
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Current conditions at

Iowa City, Iowa City Municipal Airport (KIOW)

Lat: 41.66°NLon: -91.35°WElev: 666ft.

Overcast

34°F

1°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed W 8 mph
Barometer 30.24 in (1024.8 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill27°F (-3°C)
Last update 6 Feb 11:52 am CST
Extended Forecast for

West Branch IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy early, then clearing, with a high near 39. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Becoming
    Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Partly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 41 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly before midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 23. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Blustery

    Low: 23 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 25. Blustery.

    Chance Snow
    and Blustery

    High: 25 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Blustery.

    Cloudy and
    Blustery then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 17.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 17 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 7 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 20.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 20 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy early, then clearing, with a high near 39. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 23. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 25. Blustery.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Blustery.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 17.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 20.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
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Point Forecast:
West Branch IA
 41.66°N 91.35°W (Elev. 797 ft)
12:30 pm CST Feb 6, 2016
12pm CST Feb 6, 2016-6pm CST Feb 12, 2016
 
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