Winter Storm to Bring Harzardous Travel from the Plains to the Northeast through this Weekend

A sprawling winter storm will create hazardous travel conditions from the Plains into the Northeastern U.S. through this weekend. Areas of moderate to heavy snow are forecast over much of the Upper Midwest, Great Lakes, and the interior Northeast and northern New England. Freezing rain is expected from the southern Plains into the Mid Mississippi Valley, and the Mid Atlantic region. Read More >

Current conditions at

Madison Municipal Airport (KMDS)

Lat: 44.02°NLon: 97.09°WElev: 1718ft.

Snow and Windy

-6°C

21°F

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed SE 44 G 59 km/h
Barometer 29.89 in
Dewpoint -6°C (21°F)
Visibility 0.80 km
Wind Chill-16°C (3°F)
Last update 17 Jan 2:15 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles NNE Montrose SD

Blizzard Warning January 18, 12:00am until January 18, 06:00pm
Winter Storm Warning until January 18, 12:00am
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Blizzard Warning
Winter Storm Warning
  •  
    Winter Storm Warning until January 18, 12:00am

    NOW until
    12:00am Sat

    Winter Storm Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow before 4pm, then snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain.  Areas of blowing snow. High near -3. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 40 to 45 km/h, with gusts as high as 70 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of a centimeter possible.  Total daytime snow accumulation of around 14 centimeters.

    Wintry Mix
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: -3 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow and freezing rain, becoming all snow after 11pm.  Patchy blowing snow after 1am. Low around -17. Windy, with a south southeast wind 25 to 35 km/h becoming northwest 40 to 50 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 75 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of a centimeter possible.  New snow accumulation of around 2 centimeters.

    Wintry Mix
    and Breezy
    then Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: -17 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of snow before 7am.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly before noon. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near -14. Wind chill values as low as -32. Windy, with a northwest wind 45 to 50 km/h decreasing to 40 to 45 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 75 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Blowing Snow

    High: -14 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Areas of blowing snow before 3am. Mostly clear, with a low around -22. Wind chill values as low as -33. Blustery, with a northwest wind 30 to 35 km/h decreasing to 25 to 30 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h.

    Areas Blowing
    Snow and
    Blustery

    Low: -22 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near -18. Northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h.

    Cold

    High: -18 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -23. Northwest wind 10 to 20 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -23 °C

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Sunny, with a high near -14.

    Sunny

    High: -14 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -17.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -17 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow before 4pm, then snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain. Areas of blowing snow. High near -3. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 40 to 45 km/h, with gusts as high as 70 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of a centimeter possible. Total daytime snow accumulation of around 14 centimeters.
Tonight
Snow and freezing rain, becoming all snow after 11pm. Patchy blowing snow after 1am. Low around -17. Windy, with a south southeast wind 25 to 35 km/h becoming northwest 40 to 50 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 75 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of a centimeter possible. New snow accumulation of around 2 centimeters.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow before 7am. Widespread blowing snow, mainly before noon. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near -14. Wind chill values as low as -32. Windy, with a northwest wind 45 to 50 km/h decreasing to 40 to 45 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 75 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Areas of blowing snow before 3am. Mostly clear, with a low around -22. Wind chill values as low as -33. Blustery, with a northwest wind 30 to 35 km/h decreasing to 25 to 30 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near -18. Northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -23. Northwest wind 10 to 20 km/h.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near -14.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -17.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near -3.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 1.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near -1.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles NNE Montrose SD
 43.78°N 97.13°W (Elev. 530 m)
11:15 am CST Jan 17, 2020
2pm CST Jan 17, 2020-6pm CST Jan 23, 2020
 
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