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.

Current conditions at

Great Bend, Great Bend Municipal Airport (KGBD)

Lat: 38.479° N Lon: 98.7565° W Elev: 1886 ft.




Humidity 68%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 30.31 in
Dewpoint 10°F (-12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill11°F (-12°C)
Last update 6 Feb 7:35 am CST
Detailed forecast for

Barton County

Sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
Mostly sunny. Windy. Highs in the mid 40s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph with gusts to around 40 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear. Breezy. Lows in the mid 20s. Northwest winds 20 to 25 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
Sunny...windy. Highs in the upper 30s. Northwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.
Monday Night And Tuesday
Warmer. Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs around 50.
Tuesday Night Through Thursday
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid 50s.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows around 30.
Sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.

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512 AM CST SAT FEB 6 2016
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