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

Waterloo, Waterloo Municipal Airport (KALO)

Lat: 42.53°NLon: -92.41°WElev: 873ft.

Overcast

36°F

2°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed SW 12 mph
Barometer 29.78 in (1009.1 mb)
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill28°F (-2°C)
Last update 7 Feb 3:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSW Waterloo Municipal Airport IA

Blizzard Warning February 7, 07:00pm until February 8, 06:00pm
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Blizzard Warning
  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 5pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 37. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Breezy

    High: 37 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Frequent snow showers, mainly after 7pm.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 2am. Low around 17. Wind chill values as low as zero. Windy, with a northwest wind 17 to 22 mph increasing to 24 to 29 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 17 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Frequent snow showers, mainly before 3pm.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 3pm. High near 20. Wind chill values as low as -5. Windy, with a north northwest wind 24 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: 20 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Isolated snow showers before 9pm.  Patchy blowing snow before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -10. Windy, with a north northwest wind 17 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 6 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 13. Blustery, with a north northwest wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Blustery

    High: 13 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: -2 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 11.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 11 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 2 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 17.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 17 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 37. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tonight
Frequent snow showers, mainly after 7pm. Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 2am. Low around 17. Wind chill values as low as zero. Windy, with a northwest wind 17 to 22 mph increasing to 24 to 29 mph after midnight. Winds could gust 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 3pm. Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 3pm. High near 20. Wind chill values as low as -5. Windy, with a north northwest wind 24 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
Isolated snow showers before 9pm. Patchy blowing snow before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -10. Windy, with a north northwest wind 17 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 13. Blustery, with a north northwest wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -2. Blustery.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 11.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 17.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 19.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 20.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSW Waterloo Municipal Airport IA
 42.53°N 92.41°W
3:56 am CST Feb 7, 2016
4am CST Feb 7, 2016-6pm CST Feb 13, 2016
 
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