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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Current conditions at

Astoria, Astoria Regional Airport (KAST)

Lat: 46.18°NLon: -123.83°WElev: 10ft.

Overcast

9°C

49°F

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed SSW 12 MPH
Barometer 30.28 in
Dewpoint 6°C (42°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill7°C (44°F)
Last update 05 Feb 10:26 pm PST
Extended Forecast for

Astoria OR

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. West southwest wind 23 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.  New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 6 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers before 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11. South wind around 11 km/h.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 11 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Areas of fog after 10pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. East wind around 14 km/h.

    Areas Fog

    Low: 4 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 14. East southeast wind around 14 km/h.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 14 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. East wind 13 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 7 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 17.

    Sunny

    High: 17 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 8.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 8 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 15.

    Sunny

    High: 15 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 9.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 9 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. West southwest wind 23 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers before 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11. South wind around 11 km/h.
Saturday Night
Areas of fog after 10pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. East wind around 14 km/h.
Sunday
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 14. East southeast wind around 14 km/h.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. East wind 13 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 17.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 8.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 15.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 9.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 13.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 8.
Friday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 11.
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Point Forecast:
Astoria OR
 46.18°N 123.83°W (Elev. 61 m)
9:08 pm PST Feb 5, 2016
11pm PST Feb 5, 2016-6pm PST Feb 12, 2016
 
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