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

Milwaukee, General Mitchell International Airport (KMKE)

Lat: 43.07°NLon: -87.97°WElev: 722ft.

Overcast

1°C

33°F

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed S 15 km/h
Barometer 1014.8 mb (29.95 in)
Dewpoint -2°C (28°F)
Visibility 13 km
Wind Chill-4°C (25°F)
Last update 7 Feb 1:52 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Milwaukee WI

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Cloudy, with a low around -2. Southwest wind 20 to 25 km/h.

    Cloudy

    Low: -2 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of rain and snow before 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 4. West wind 15 to 25 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 4 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow before 9pm, then snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around -2. West wind 15 to 20 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one centimeter possible.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Snow
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: -2 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 1. Northwest wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 centimeters possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 1 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around -8. Blustery, with a northwest wind 25 to 35 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 centimeters possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Blustery

    Low: -8 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near -6. Northwest wind around 25 km/h.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: -6 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -14. Northwest wind around 25 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: -14 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near -9. Northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: -9 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -15.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -15 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Cloudy, with a low around -2. Southwest wind 20 to 25 km/h.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain and snow before 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 4. West wind 15 to 25 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow before 9pm, then snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around -2. West wind 15 to 20 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one centimeter possible.
Monday
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 1. Northwest wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 centimeters possible.
Monday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around -8. Blustery, with a northwest wind 25 to 35 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 centimeters possible.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -6. Northwest wind around 25 km/h.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -14. Northwest wind around 25 km/h.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -9. Northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -15.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -7.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -12.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near -6.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -14.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -8.
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Point Forecast:
Milwaukee WI
 43.07°N 87.97°W (Elev. 218 m)
1:24 am CST Feb 7, 2016
2am CST Feb 7, 2016-6pm CST Feb 13, 2016
 
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