Strong winds and wintry weather for Northern Plains, Upper Midwest

A powerful storm system over southern Canada will track toward the Great Lakes by Sunday. Strong winds and wintry precipitation from this storm will impact the northern Plains and Upper Midwest beginning today. Numerous High Wind Warnings, Wind Advisories even Blizzard Watches are in effect across this region.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

PRIEST LAKE (PLKI1)

Lat: 48.55°NLon: -116.86°WElev: 2600ft.

NA

31°F

-1°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed NA
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 06 Feb 5:08 am PST
Extended Forecast for

23 Miles NW Sandpoint Airport ID

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Scattered snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 36. Southwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered snow showers, mainly before 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 38. West wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    High: 38 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Light southwest wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 36 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Patchy fog after 10pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Calm wind.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 29 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 40.

    Patchy Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Patchy fog after 10pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 29 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 42 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Scattered snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 36. Southwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Scattered snow showers, mainly before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 38. West wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Calm wind.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Light southwest wind.
Sunday Night
Patchy fog after 10pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Calm wind.
Monday
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 40.
Monday Night
Patchy fog after 10pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
23 Miles NW Sandpoint Airport ID
 48.55°N 116.86°W (Elev. 2438 ft)
2:26 am PST Feb 6, 2016
5am PST Feb 6, 2016-6pm PST Feb 12, 2016
 
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