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

DENT (DNFI1)

Lat: 46.78°NLon: -116.16°WElev: 1700ft.

NA

39°F

4°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed SW 3 G 6 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 05 Feb 6:08 pm PST
Extended Forecast for

Elk River ID

Winter Weather Advisory February 5, 10:00pm until February 6, 10:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of rain before 10pm, then rain, possibly mixed with snow.  Low around 31. Southeast wind 7 to 11 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Rain/Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers likely, mainly before 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. West wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 36 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 27 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Calm wind.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 30.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 30 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 39.

    Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of rain before 10pm, then rain, possibly mixed with snow. Low around 31. Southeast wind 7 to 11 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow showers likely, mainly before 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. West wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Calm wind.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Calm wind.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 30.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 39.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Friday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39.
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Point Forecast:
Elk River ID
 46.78°N 116.16°W (Elev. 3221 ft)
1:12 pm PST Feb 5, 2016
7pm PST Feb 5, 2016-6pm PST Feb 12, 2016
 
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