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Dangerous Winter Storm over the Northern Plains, Heavy Lake Effect Snow Likely for Western New York

Blizzard conditions are expected to persist over portions of the northern Plains through midday Wednesday. Strong winds and very cold temperatures will also yield sub-zero wind chill readings and blowing snow. Further east, Lake Effect Snow Warnings are in effect for portions of western New York. Snowfall amounts of 2 to 3 feet are possible late week into the weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Falls International Airport (KINL)

Lat: 48.56°NLon: 93.4°WElev: 1158ft.

Snow Freezing Fog

21°F

-6°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 29.50 in (1001.0 mb)
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 0.50 mi
Last update 7 Dec 1:55 am CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Ranier MN

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 19 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Periods of snow showers.  High near 27. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Blustery

    High: 27 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 19. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 19 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 19. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 19 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 5 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 9.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 9 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -2 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow showers after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 12.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 12 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 9.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 9 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Wednesday
Periods of snow showers. High near 27. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 19. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 19. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 9.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2.
Saturday
A chance of snow showers after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 12.
Saturday Night
A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 9.
Sunday
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 6.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 4.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Ranier MN
 48.6°N 93.37°W
1:24 am CST Dec 7, 2016
2am CST Dec 7, 2016-6pm CST Dec 13, 2016
 
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