Tuesday's Weather Update 12/6

Blowing Snow with Strong Winds

By Dorrell Wenninger | dew@kxnet.com

Published 12/06 2016 02:35PM

Updated 12/06 2016 02:58PM

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The latest Forecast from the KX News Dakota Storm Center.

Much of eastern and central North Dakota is still under a blizzard warning. The central counties it is set to expire at 8pm CST and the eastern counties at midnight. A wind chill advisory is also in effect for the west until 11 am MST Wednesday. Some falling snow remains in eastern North Dakota and temperatures remain very cold. Wind chills or feels like temperatures are in the -20 degree range. Winds continue to be strong for the next few days, blowing snow is still a concern. The highest wind gusts reported has been in Garrison at 64 mph. This is a slow moving system and is slowly moving east. Cloudy skies will remain for the next couple of days. Temperatures will be in the single digits for at least the next seven days as an Arctic high continues to build. Overnight lows, sometimes in the negatives and around zero degrees. There is another possibility of snow coming for the weekend on Saturday and in Saturday night, it is still too early to say any predictions with high confidence as there is uncertainty. In the end, the coming days will be cold and windy and brutal outside.

 
Temperatures expected for this week will be in the single digits and even negative temperatures. Winds chills are likely to reach negative 30 degrees. Be careful of hypothermia and frostbite as with the cold temperatures coming this week it will only take 30 minutes to start seeing the effects.

Tuesday night, lows near zero degrees and winds breezy at 15-25 mph and gusts 30 mph with cloudy skies as snow showers move out.  Blowing snow a concern. Winds chills close to -20 degrees.

Wednesday, cloudy across North Dakota and highs around 5 degrees. Winds strong at 15-25 mph and gusting to 35 mph. 

Wednesday night, mostly cloudy and lows near 0 and negative temperatures. Winds northwest at 10-20 mph and gusty at times. 
 
Thursday, mostly cloudy and highs in the lower single digits. Winds northwest at 10-20 mph. 
 
Thursday night, lows in the negative teens likely and a mostly cloudy sky. Will be northwest at 5-15 mph. 

 ~Heidi Werosta, KX News

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