Strong winds and wintry weather for Northern Plains, Upper Midwest

A powerful storm system is forecast to develop in southern Canada on Saturday then track toward the Great Lakes by Sunday. Strong winds and wintry precipitation from this storm will impact the northern Plains and Upper Midwest beginning Saturday. Numerous High Wind Warnings, Wind Advisories even Blizzard Watches are in effect across this region.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Grand Rapids, Gerald R. Ford International Airport (KGRR)

Lat: 42.98°NLon: -85.64°WElev: 794ft.

Fair

20°F

-7°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.26 in (1025.8 mb)
Dewpoint 17°F (-8°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 6 Feb 1:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NE Grand Rapids MI

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 26. Southwest wind around 7 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 26 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 35. Southwest wind 8 to 15 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 35 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of rain and snow showers, mainly after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. South wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 30. South wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 30 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 37.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 37 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 25 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 29.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 29 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Snow showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 17 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 26. Southwest wind around 7 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 35. Southwest wind 8 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow showers, mainly after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 30. South wind 3 to 7 mph.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 37.
Monday Night
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 29.
Tuesday Night
Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Wednesday
Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23.
Wednesday Night
Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Thursday
Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Friday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NE Grand Rapids MI
 42.98°N 85.64°W (Elev. 748 ft)
2:03 am EST Feb 6, 2016
2am EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016
 
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