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

Minneapolis / Blaine (KANE)

Lat: 45.2732° N Lon: 93.2464° W Elev: 906 ft.




Humidity 70%
Wind Speed S 13 G 20 mph
Barometer 29.82 in
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 6 Feb 6:46 pm CST
Detailed forecast for

Anoka County

Not as cold. Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain and sleet. Near steady temperature in the mid 30s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Breezy. A chance of snow showers in the morning...then snow showers...possibly mixed with rain showers in the afternoon. Snow accumulation around 1 inch. Highs in the mid 30s. West winds 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Sunday Night
Much colder. Windy. Snow showers likely. Areas of blowing and drifting snow. Snow accumulation around 1 inch. Lows around 14. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Colder...breezy. Cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow showers. Areas of blowing and drifting snow. Highs around 19. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
Monday Night
Colder. Decreasing clouds. Patchy blowing and drifting snow in the evening. Lows around 3. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
Tuesday Through Thursday
Partly cloudy. Highs around 15. Lows around 3 below.
Thursday Night And Friday
Partly cloudy. Lows around 5. Highs around 16.
Friday Night
Mostly clear. Lows around 2 below.
Partly cloudy. Highs around 14.

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