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

Columbia, Columbia Regional Airport (KCOU)

Lat: 38.95°NLon: -92.32°WElev: 889ft.

Mostly Cloudy

0°C

32°F

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed SE 11 km/h
Barometer 1026.1 mb (30.28 in)
Dewpoint -8°C (18°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-4°C (25°F)
Last update 6 Feb 12:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Columbia MO

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -2 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 9. South wind 5 to 14 km/h becoming west in the morning.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 9 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Southwest wind 10 to 14 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 1 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 9. Southwest wind 14 to 19 km/h becoming west 22 to 27 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 47 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 9 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Isolated snow showers after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. West wind 23 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 47 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Isolated
    Snow Showers

    Low: -2 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Scattered snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near -1. Blustery.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    and Blustery

    High: -1 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -8 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near -1.

    Partly Sunny

    High: -1 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -8.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -8 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. Calm wind.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 9. South wind 5 to 14 km/h becoming west in the morning.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Southwest wind 10 to 14 km/h.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 9. Southwest wind 14 to 19 km/h becoming west 22 to 27 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 47 km/h.
Sunday Night
Isolated snow showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. West wind 23 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 47 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Scattered snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near -1. Blustery. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near -1.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -8.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 2.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -4.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 7.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -4.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 6.
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Point Forecast:
Columbia MO
 38.95°N 92.32°W (Elev. 237 m)
12:40 am CST Feb 6, 2016
1am CST Feb 6, 2016-6pm CST Feb 12, 2016
 
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