Winter Storm Bringing Blizzard Conditons, Heavy Snow and Ice through Saturday

A sprawling winter storm will continue to produce blizzard conditions across the eastern Dakotas, western and southern Minnesota, and northern Iowa. Areas of moderate to heavy snow are expected over much of the Upper Midwest, Great Lakes, and parts of the Northeast. The greatest freezing rain/glaze accumulations are forecast from the central Plains to the Mid-Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Current conditions at

Wahpeton, Harry Stern Airport (KBWP)

Lat: 46.24°NLon: 96.61°WElev: 968ft.

21°F

-6°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed SE 18 G 25 mph
Barometer 29.93 in
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 1.00 mi
Wind Chill6°F (-14°C)
Last update 17 Jan 7:35 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Hankinson ND

Blizzard Warning until January 18, 06:00pm
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Blizzard Warning
  •  
    Blizzard Warning until January 18, 06:00pm

    NOW until
    6:00pm Sat

    Blizzard Warning

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow.  Patchy blowing snow before 11pm, then widespread blowing snow after midnight. Low around 4. Windy, with a southeast wind 10 to 20 mph becoming northwest 29 to 39 mph. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 4 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow likely, mainly before 11am.  Widespread blowing snow. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a temperature falling to around -4 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -32. Windy, with a northwest wind 31 to 36 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Blowing
    Snow then
    Blowing Snow
    and Windy

    High: 6 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Patchy blowing snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around -9. Wind chill values as low as -33. Blustery, with a northwest wind 24 to 29 mph decreasing to 18 to 23 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 44 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Blustery

    Low: -9 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Patchy blowing snow before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near -3. Wind chill values as low as -32. Northwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: -3 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -13. West northwest wind 9 to 13 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -13 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Sunny, with a high near 3. West wind 6 to 9 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 3 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -5. South wind 8 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -5 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 26. South wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 26 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow. Patchy blowing snow before 11pm, then widespread blowing snow after midnight. Low around 4. Windy, with a southeast wind 10 to 20 mph becoming northwest 29 to 39 mph. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow likely, mainly before 11am. Widespread blowing snow. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a temperature falling to around -4 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -32. Windy, with a northwest wind 31 to 36 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday Night
Patchy blowing snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around -9. Wind chill values as low as -33. Blustery, with a northwest wind 24 to 29 mph decreasing to 18 to 23 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 44 mph.
Sunday
Patchy blowing snow before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near -3. Wind chill values as low as -32. Northwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -13. West northwest wind 9 to 13 mph.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near 3. West wind 6 to 9 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -5. South wind 8 to 11 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 26. South wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. South wind 11 to 14 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. South wind around 11 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind around 10 mph becoming north in the evening.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. North wind around 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. West wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. North northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Hankinson ND
 46.08°N 96.9°W
7:30 pm CST Jan 17, 2020
8pm CST Jan 17, 2020-6pm CST Jan 24, 2020
 
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