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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Last Update: 318 AM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

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14NM NNW Evanston IL

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WAVES ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHTS...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES WHICH WILL OCCASIONALLY BE ENCOUNTERED.

Today
Southwest winds 10 to 15 kt increasing to 10 to 20 kt by early afternoon. Waves around 1 ft.
Tonight
Southwest winds 10 to 15 kt increasing to 10 to 20 kt after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Waves around 1 ft building to 1 to 3 ft.
Sunday
Southwest winds 15 to 25 kt. Slight chance of rain in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
Sunday Night
Southwest winds 10 to 20 kt becoming west. Chance of snow and rain in the evening...then chance of snow after midnight. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
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Last Update: 318 AM CST SAT FEB 6 2016
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