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

HUNGRY HORSE (HNYM8)

Lat: 48.39°NLon: -114.06°WElev: 3123ft.

NA

29°F

-2°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed NNE 2 G 3 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 05 Feb 7:11 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles E Columbia Falls MT

Winter Weather Advisory February 5, 11:00pm until February 6, 11:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain and snow likely, mainly after 11pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 32. South southwest wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 32 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain and snow showers likely before 11am, then a chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. West southwest wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 39 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. West southwest wind 6 to 11 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 23 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 36 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Patchy freezing fog. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Light south southwest wind.

    Patchy
    Freezing Fog

    Low: 27 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Patchy freezing fog before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 38.

    Patchy
    Freezing Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Patchy freezing fog. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Patchy
    Freezing Fog

    Low: 24 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 40.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Patchy freezing fog. Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Patchy
    Freezing Fog

    Low: 26 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Rain and snow likely, mainly after 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 32. South southwest wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday
Rain and snow showers likely before 11am, then a chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. West southwest wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. West southwest wind 6 to 11 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Patchy freezing fog. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Light south southwest wind.
Monday
Patchy freezing fog before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
Monday Night
Patchy freezing fog. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
Tuesday Night
Patchy freezing fog. Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
Wednesday Night
Patchy freezing fog. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Thursday
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow. Patchy freezing fog. Cloudy, with a low around 25.
Friday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles E Columbia Falls MT
 48.39°N 114.06°W (Elev. 2998 ft)
2:12 pm MST Feb 5, 2016
8pm MST Feb 5, 2016-6pm MST Feb 12, 2016
 
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