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

Wenatchee, Pangborn Memorial Airport (KEAT)

Lat: 47.72°NLon: -120.51°WElev: 1250ft.

Partly Cloudy

34°F

1°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed calm
Barometer 30.17 in (1023.0 mb)
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 05 Feb 3:55 pm PST
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles ESE Plain WA

Winter Weather Advisory February 5, 06:00pm until February 6, 08:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 35. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 35 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow likely before 10pm, then snow showers likely, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west 21 to 26 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 43 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Breezy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 35. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 35 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. West wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Calm wind.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 33.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 47.

    Sunny

    High: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 35. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Snow likely before 10pm, then snow showers likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west 21 to 26 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 43 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. West wind 5 to 8 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Calm wind.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 33.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 47.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles ESE Plain WA
 47.72°N 120.51°W (Elev. 4616 ft)
2:16 pm PST Feb 5, 2016
4pm PST Feb 5, 2016-6pm PST Feb 12, 2016
 
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