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

Grand Forks, Grand Forks International Airport (KGFK)

Lat: 47.95°NLon: 97.18°WElev: 843ft.

Overcast and Breezy

14°F

-10°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed S 22 G 29 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1023.1 mb)
Dewpoint 6°F (-14°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Wind Chill-4°F (-20°C)
Last update 17 Jan 8:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

East Grand Forks MN

Winter Weather Advisory until January 17, 06:00pm
Blizzard Warning January 18, 02:00am until January 18, 06:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
Blizzard Warning
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until January 17, 06:00pm

    NOW until
    6:00pm Fri

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Today

    Today: A chance of snow before 11am, then snow, possibly mixed with freezing drizzle.  Patchy blowing snow. High near 24. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 11 to 16 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Wintry Mix
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 24 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow.  Patchy blowing snow before 8pm, then widespread blowing snow after 2am. Low around 1. Wind chill values as low as -15. Windy, with a south southeast wind 14 to 19 mph becoming northwest 25 to 30 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 39 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 1 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow likely before 2pm, then a slight chance of snow after 4pm.  Widespread blowing snow. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around -2 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -29. Windy, with a northwest wind 30 to 33 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: 7 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Patchy blowing snow before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6. Wind chill values as low as -25. Northwest wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: -6 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 4. Northwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 4 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -13. West wind around 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -13 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Sunny, with a high near 5. West wind 6 to 9 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 5 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -3. South wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -3 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of snow before 11am, then snow, possibly mixed with freezing drizzle. Patchy blowing snow. High near 24. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 11 to 16 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Snow. Patchy blowing snow before 8pm, then widespread blowing snow after 2am. Low around 1. Wind chill values as low as -15. Windy, with a south southeast wind 14 to 19 mph becoming northwest 25 to 30 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 39 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow likely before 2pm, then a slight chance of snow after 4pm. Widespread blowing snow. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around -2 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -29. Windy, with a northwest wind 30 to 33 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday Night
Patchy blowing snow before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6. Wind chill values as low as -25. Northwest wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 4. Northwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -13. West wind around 7 mph.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near 5. West wind 6 to 9 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -3. South wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 21. South wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. South wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 28. South wind 8 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. South southwest wind around 7 mph becoming west after midnight.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 29. West wind around 6 mph.
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Point Forecast:
East Grand Forks MN
 47.93°N 97.03°W
8:31 am CST Jan 17, 2020
8am CST Jan 17, 2020-6pm CST Jan 23, 2020
 
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