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

Salem, McNary Field (KSLE)

Lat: 44.94°NLon: -123.11°WElev: 210ft.

Lt Rain, Fog

51°F

11°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed SSW 12 MPH
Barometer 30.24 in
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Last update 05 Feb 6:37 pm PST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles WNW Salem OR

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain before 10pm, then a chance of showers, mainly between 10pm and 4am.  Low around 40. South southwest wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 10 percent chance of showers before 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 52. South southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Areas of fog after 10pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Areas Fog

    Low: 37 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Areas of fog.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 55. Light north northeast wind.

    Areas Fog

    High: 55 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Patchy fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. North northeast wind around 7 mph.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 40 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Areas of fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 59.

    Areas Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Patchy fog.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 40 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 58.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Patchy fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Rain before 10pm, then a chance of showers, mainly between 10pm and 4am. Low around 40. South southwest wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Saturday
A 10 percent chance of showers before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 52. South southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
Saturday Night
Areas of fog after 10pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Areas of fog. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 55. Light north northeast wind.
Sunday Night
Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. North northeast wind around 7 mph.
Monday
Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
Monday Night
Patchy fog. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Tuesday
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Tuesday Night
Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Wednesday
Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 55.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 45.
Friday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 51.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles WNW Salem OR
 44.94°N 123.11°W (Elev. 502 ft)
2:08 pm PST Feb 5, 2016
6pm PST Feb 5, 2016-6pm PST Feb 12, 2016
 
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