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 Warnings are in effect across this region.

Current conditions at

Olathe, New Century Aircenter (KIXD)

Lat: 38.2123° N Lon: 94.8429° W Elev: 1086 ft.




Humidity 62%
Wind Speed S 18 G 24 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1019.3 mb)
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill30°F (-1°C)
Last update 6 Feb 11:53 pm CST
Detailed forecast for

Linn County

Rest Of Tonight
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Light and variable winds becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph after midnight.
Partly sunny. Breezy. Highs in the lower 50s. West winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the northwest 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Breezy. Lows in the upper 20s. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
Considerable cloudiness. Blustery...colder. Highs in the lower 30s. Northwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to around 45 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows around 20. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the evening.
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s.
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s.
Wednesday Night
Clear. Lows in the upper 20s.
Thursday Through Friday Night
Mostly clear. Highs in the upper 40s. Lows in the upper 20s.
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 40s.

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1153 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016
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