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

Ankeny, Ankeny Regional Airport (KIKV)

Lat: 41.72°NLon: -93.6°WElev: 902ft.

Fog/Mist

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.24 in
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Last update 6 Feb 7:15 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Ankeny IA

  • Today

    Today: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. West northwest wind 6 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of snow after 3pm.  Patchy blowing snow after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Windy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 18 to 23 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 38 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Patchy blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 19. Wind chill values as low as 5. Windy, with a northwest wind 21 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 19 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before noon.  Patchy blowing snow. Cloudy, with a high near 22. Windy, with a northwest wind 24 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 22 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Windy.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Windy

    Low: 9 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 20.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 20 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 8 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 23.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 23 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. West northwest wind 6 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of snow after 3pm. Patchy blowing snow after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Windy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 18 to 23 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Patchy blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 19. Wind chill values as low as 5. Windy, with a northwest wind 21 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before noon. Patchy blowing snow. Cloudy, with a high near 22. Windy, with a northwest wind 24 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Windy.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 20.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 23.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 30.
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Point Forecast:
Ankeny IA
 41.72°N 93.6°W
7:26 am CST Feb 6, 2016
7am CST Feb 6, 2016-6pm CST Feb 12, 2016
 
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