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 Watches are in effect across this region.
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Current conditions at

Crookston Municipal Field (KCKN)

Lat: 47.77°NLon: -96.62°WElev: 889ft.

Fair

-5°C

23°F

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed S 22 km/h
Barometer 29.88 in
Dewpoint -7°C (19°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-12°C (11°F)
Last update 6 Feb 7:14 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Crookston MN

Blizzard Watch February 7, 06:00am until February 8, 06:00am
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Blizzard Watch
  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of sleet between noon and 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 2. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 21 to 26 km/h increasing to 27 to 32 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Sleet
    and Breezy

    High: 2 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of rain and sleet before 11pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 11pm and midnight, then snow likely after midnight.  Patchy blowing snow after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around -3. Blustery, with a south southwest wind 34 to 39 km/h becoming west northwest 40 to 45 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 3 centimeters possible.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: -3 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely, mainly before 3pm.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 11am. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around -9 by 5pm. Windy, with a north northwest wind 45 to 55 km/h increasing to 55 to 65 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 85 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 centimeters possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: -3 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around -14. Windy, with a north wind 50 to 60 km/h decreasing to 39 to 49 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 80 km/h.

    Chance Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: -14 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near -9. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 34 to 39 km/h decreasing to 26 to 31 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h.

    Partly Sunny
    and Blustery

    High: -9 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -17.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -17 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near -12.

    Partly Sunny

    High: -12 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -19.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -19 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near -11.

    Partly Sunny

    High: -11 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of sleet between noon and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 2. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 21 to 26 km/h increasing to 27 to 32 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A slight chance of rain and sleet before 11pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 11pm and midnight, then snow likely after midnight. Patchy blowing snow after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around -3. Blustery, with a south southwest wind 34 to 39 km/h becoming west northwest 40 to 45 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 3 centimeters possible.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly before 3pm. Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 11am. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around -9 by 5pm. Windy, with a north northwest wind 45 to 55 km/h increasing to 55 to 65 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 85 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 centimeters possible.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around -14. Windy, with a north wind 50 to 60 km/h decreasing to 39 to 49 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 80 km/h.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near -9. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 34 to 39 km/h decreasing to 26 to 31 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -17.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near -12.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -19.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near -11.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -16.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near -9.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -19.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near -14.
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Point Forecast:
Crookston MN
 47.77°N 96.62°W
6:29 am CST Feb 6, 2016
7am CST Feb 6, 2016-6pm CST Feb 12, 2016
 
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