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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Olympia, Olympia Airport (KOLM)

Lat: 47.03°NLon: -122.9°WElev: 203ft.

Lt Rain

6°C

43°F

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed SW 5 MPH
Barometer 30.31 in (1026.4 mb)
Dewpoint 4°C (40°F)
Visibility 14 km
Wind Chill4°C (40°F)
Last update 05 Feb 11:54 pm PST
Extended Forecast for

Olympia WA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers, mainly before 4am.  Low around 4. South southwest wind around 13 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.

    Showers

    Low: 4 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers before 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11. South southwest wind 6 to 11 km/h becoming light south southeast  in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 11 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Areas of fog after 10pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. South southeast wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming calm  in the evening.

    Areas Fog

    Low: 2 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Areas of fog before 10am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 12. Calm wind becoming north northeast 5 to 8 km/h in the afternoon.

    Areas Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 12 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Patchy fog after 10pm.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 km/h in the evening.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 4 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 14.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 14 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Patchy fog after 10pm.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 3.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 3 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 14.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 14 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Patchy fog after 10pm.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 4.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 4 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers, mainly before 4am. Low around 4. South southwest wind around 13 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers before 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11. South southwest wind 6 to 11 km/h becoming light south southeast in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Areas of fog after 10pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. South southeast wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 12. Calm wind becoming north northeast 5 to 8 km/h in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Patchy fog after 10pm. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 km/h in the evening.
Monday
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 14.
Monday Night
Patchy fog after 10pm. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 3.
Tuesday
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 14.
Tuesday Night
Patchy fog after 10pm. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Wednesday
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 13.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 12.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 4.
Friday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 11.
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Point Forecast:
Olympia WA
 47.03°N 122.9°W (Elev. 30 m)
7:47 pm PST Feb 5, 2016
1am PST Feb 6, 2016-6pm PST Feb 12, 2016
 
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