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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ankeny, Ankeny Regional Airport (KIKV)

Lat: 41.74°NLon: -93.68°WElev: 902ft.

Overcast

36°F

2°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed W 12 mph
Barometer 29.85 in
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill28°F (-2°C)
Last update 7 Feb 4:15 am CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNE Johnston IA

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 5pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 42. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Breezy

    High: 42 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Frequent snow showers, mainly after 8pm.  Patchy blowing snow after 10pm. Low around 20. Wind chill values as low as 5. Windy, with a northwest wind 20 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Frequent snow showers, mainly before noon.  Areas of blowing snow. Temperature falling to around 19 by 4pm. Wind chill values as low as zero. Windy, with a north northwest wind 25 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 21 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as -5. Windy, with a north northwest wind 16 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Windy

    Low: 9 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Blustery

    High: 18 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 2.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 2 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 17.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 17 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 8 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 24.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 24 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 42. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
Frequent snow showers, mainly after 8pm. Patchy blowing snow after 10pm. Low around 20. Wind chill values as low as 5. Windy, with a northwest wind 20 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday
Frequent snow showers, mainly before noon. Areas of blowing snow. Temperature falling to around 19 by 4pm. Wind chill values as low as zero. Windy, with a north northwest wind 25 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as -5. Windy, with a north northwest wind 16 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 17.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 24.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 24.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNE Johnston IA
 41.74°N 93.68°W
3:56 am CST Feb 7, 2016
4am CST Feb 7, 2016-6pm CST Feb 13, 2016
 
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