Strong winds and wintry weather for Northern Plains, Upper Midwest

A powerful storm system is forecast to develop in southern Canada on Saturday then track toward the Great Lakes by Sunday. Strong winds and wintry precipitation from this storm will impact the northern Plains and Upper Midwest beginning Saturday. 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

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.6112° N Lon: 82.5302° W Elev: 2165 ft.

Fair

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed N 5 mph
Barometer 30.35 in (1029.2 mb)
Dewpoint 14°F (-10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill25°F (-4°C)
Last update 5 Feb 9:54 pm EST
Detailed forecast for

Buncombe County

Tonight
Mostly clear. Cold with lows in the lower 20s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s. Southeast winds around 5 mph...becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy in the evening...then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear in the evening...then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows around 30. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow or rain showers. Highs in the upper 30s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow showers. Cold with lows in the lower 20s.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow showers. Highs in the lower 30s.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers in the evening. Cold with lows 15 to 20. Chance of snow 40 percent.
Wednesday
Partly sunny. Highs around 30. Wind chill values as low as zero in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy. Cold with lows 15 to 20.
Thursday
Sunny. Highs in the upper 30s.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s.
Friday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s.



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