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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Taunton, MA Local Forecast Office

13NM SW Newport RI

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Mostly Sunny

    Winds IncreasingSW 11kt
    2-3ft

    High: 38 °F

  • Tonight

    Partly Cloudy

    WSW 11kt
    3ft

    Low: 33 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunny

    W 6ktWinds Decreasing
    2-3ft

    High: 42 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Rain

    Winds IncreasingENE 17kt
    2-3ft

    Low: 32 °F

  • Monday

    Rain/Snow Likely

    NNE 19kt
    4ft

    High: 34 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Snow Likely

    NNE 14kt
    4ft

    Low: 27 °F

  • Tuesday

    Rain/Snow Likely

    NE 14kt
    4ft

    High: 36 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow

    NNE 11kt
    4ft

    Low: 28 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Rain/Snow

    W 9kt
    3-4ft

    High: 37 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 6:14 am EST Feb 6, 2016
Forecast Valid: 9am EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: HIGH PRES WILL BUILD OVER THE WATERS THIS WEEKEND. SEVERAL AREAS OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE OVER THE WATERS MONDAY AND AGAIN ON TUESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL FOLLOW BY MID TO LATE NEXT WEEK.

FOR INFORMATION ON POSSIBLE HAZARDOUS WEATHER BEYOND THE 24-36 HOUR FORECAST PERIOD...PLEASE VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BOSTON AND FOLLOW THE CURRENT HAZARDS LINK ABOVE THE MAP ON THE LEFT.

Today
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming SW 6 to 11 kt in the morning. Mostly sunny. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Tonight
WSW wind 7 to 11 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 3 ft.
Sunday
W wind around 6 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt. Sunny. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sunday Night
ENE wind 10 to 13 kt increasing to 14 to 17 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 31 kt. A chance of rain, mainly after 5am. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Monday
NNE wind 16 to 19 kt, with gusts as high as 33 kt. Rain and snow likely, mainly between 1pm and 3pm. Seas around 4 ft.
Monday Night
NNE wind around 14 kt, with gusts as high as 22 kt. Snow likely, mainly after 1am. Seas around 4 ft.
Tuesday
NE wind 12 to 14 kt, with gusts as high as 23 kt. Snow likely before 11am, then rain and snow likely. Seas around 4 ft.
Tuesday Night
NNE wind 9 to 11 kt becoming N after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 kt. A chance of rain and snow. Seas around 4 ft.
Wednesday
NNW wind 7 to 9 kt becoming W in the afternoon. A chance of rain and snow showers. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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Point Forecast: 41.34°N 71.52°W
Last Update: 6:14 am EST Feb 6, 2016
Forecast Valid: 9am EST Feb 6, 2016-6pm EST Feb 12, 2016
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