Strong winds and wintry weather for Northern Plains, Upper Midwest

A powerful storm system over southern Canada will track toward the Great Lakes by Sunday. Strong winds and wintry precipitation from this storm will impact the northern Plains and Upper Midwest beginning today. Numerous High Wind Warnings, Wind Advisories even Blizzard Warnings are in effect across this region.
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Current conditions at

Fargo, Hector International Airport (KFAR)

Lat: 46.65°NLon: -97.03°WElev: 899ft.

Mostly Cloudy

3°C

38°F

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed SW 19 km/h
Barometer 1005.6 mb (29.66 in)
Dewpoint 1°C (33°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-1°C (30°F)
Last update 6 Feb 4:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Kindred ND

Blizzard Warning February 7, 09:00am until February 8, 06:00am
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Blizzard Warning
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 4. Southwest wind around 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 4 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of rain and snow between midnight and 2am, then a chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. Breezy, with a west wind 27 to 37 km/h increasing to 37 to 47 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 70 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than one centimeter possible.

    Breezy.
    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: -1 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely, mainly before 2pm.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly between 8am and 5pm. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around -4 by 4pm. Windy, with a north northwest wind 47 to 52 km/h increasing to 55 to 60 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 90 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 centimeters possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: 0 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before 4am.  Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around -11. Windy, with a north northwest wind 50 to 55 km/h decreasing to 42 to 47 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 75 km/h.

    Chance Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: -11 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near -7. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 40 to 45 km/h decreasing to 29 to 34 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Blustery

    High: -7 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -14.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -14 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near -8.

    Partly Sunny

    High: -8 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -17.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: -17 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near -9.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: -9 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 4. Southwest wind around 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h.
Tonight
A slight chance of rain and snow between midnight and 2am, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. Breezy, with a west wind 27 to 37 km/h increasing to 37 to 47 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 70 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than one centimeter possible.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly before 2pm. Widespread blowing snow, mainly between 8am and 5pm. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around -4 by 4pm. Windy, with a north northwest wind 47 to 52 km/h increasing to 55 to 60 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 90 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 centimeters possible.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before 4am. Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around -11. Windy, with a north northwest wind 50 to 55 km/h decreasing to 42 to 47 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 75 km/h.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near -7. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 40 to 45 km/h decreasing to 29 to 34 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -14.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near -8.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -17.
Wednesday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -9.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -16.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near -8.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -16.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near -11.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -20.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near -9.
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Point Forecast:
Kindred ND
 46.65°N 97.03°W
4:30 pm CST Feb 6, 2016
5pm CST Feb 6, 2016-6pm CST Feb 13, 2016
 
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