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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Current conditions at

Challis, Challis Airport (KLLJ)

Lat: 44.42°NLon: -114.63°WElev: 5072ft.

Fair

14°F

-10°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed calm
Barometer 30.35 in (1032.7 mb)
Dewpoint 11°F (-12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 06 Feb 1:55 am MST
Extended Forecast for

16 Miles NW Clayton ID

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Wind chill values as low as zero. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 17 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Wind chill values as low as zero. Southwest wind 17 to 21 mph becoming west northwest in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    High: 33 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as -2. Southwest wind 8 to 11 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 33. Wind chill values as low as -2. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northwest in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 33 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Patchy freezing fog. Partly cloudy, with a low around 15. West southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Patchy
    Freezing Fog

    Low: 15 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 45.

    Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Areas of freezing fog. Mostly clear, with a low around 21.

    Areas
    Freezing Fog

    Low: 21 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 45.

    Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Areas of freezing fog. Mostly clear, with a low around 19.

    Areas
    Freezing Fog

    Low: 19 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Wind chill values as low as zero. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Wind chill values as low as zero. Southwest wind 17 to 21 mph becoming west northwest in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as -2. Southwest wind 8 to 11 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 33. Wind chill values as low as -2. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northwest in the morning.
Sunday Night
Patchy freezing fog. Partly cloudy, with a low around 15. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 45.
Monday Night
Areas of freezing fog. Mostly clear, with a low around 21.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 45.
Tuesday Night
Areas of freezing fog. Mostly clear, with a low around 19.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Wednesday Night
Patchy freezing fog. Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
16 Miles NW Clayton ID
 44.42°N 114.63°W (Elev. 7500 ft)
2:02 pm MST Feb 5, 2016
2am MST Feb 6, 2016-6pm MST Feb 12, 2016
 
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