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

Hallock Municipal Airport (KHCO)

Lat: 48.56°NLon: -97.17°WElev: 817ft.

Light Rain

2°C

36°F

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed NW 19 km/h
Barometer 29.44 in
Dewpoint 1°C (34°F)
Visibility 6 km
Wind Chill-2°C (28°F)
Last update 7 Feb 4:14 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Drayton ND

Blizzard Warning February 7, 06:00am until February 8, 06:00am
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Blizzard Warning
  • Overnight

    Overnight: A chance of rain and snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 1. Breezy, with a west northwest wind around 37 km/h, with gusts as high as 48 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one centimeter possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy

    Low: 1 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Patchy blowing snow after 10am. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around -8 by 4pm. Windy, with a north northwest wind 39 to 49 km/h increasing to 50 to 60 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 80 km/h.  New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 centimeters possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 1 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly before 1am.  Patchy blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around -14. Wind chill values as low as -26. Windy, with a north northwest wind 50 to 55 km/h decreasing to 40 to 45 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 70 km/h.  New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: -14 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Patchy blowing snow before 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near -10. Wind chill values as low as -27. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 32 to 42 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Blustery

    High: -10 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -19. North northwest wind 21 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -19 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near -14.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: -14 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -22.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -22 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near -14.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: -14 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -21.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -21 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a low around 1. Breezy, with a west northwest wind around 37 km/h, with gusts as high as 48 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one centimeter possible.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Patchy blowing snow after 10am. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around -8 by 4pm. Windy, with a north northwest wind 39 to 49 km/h increasing to 50 to 60 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 80 km/h. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 centimeters possible.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly before 1am. Patchy blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around -14. Wind chill values as low as -26. Windy, with a north northwest wind 50 to 55 km/h decreasing to 40 to 45 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 70 km/h. New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.
Monday
Patchy blowing snow before 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near -10. Wind chill values as low as -27. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 32 to 42 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -19. North northwest wind 21 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -14.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -22.
Wednesday
A slight chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near -14.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -21.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near -13.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -21.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -15.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -21.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near -11.
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Point Forecast:
Drayton ND
 48.56°N 97.17°W
4:00 am CST Feb 7, 2016
4am CST Feb 7, 2016-6pm CST Feb 13, 2016
 
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