Strong wind and Warm Weather

Posted by on Thursday, February 18, 2016

On Friday a system will move to the Rockies and central/northern High Plains. As it does so it will encounter a strong pressure gradient between the surface low moving into the plains and high pressure quickly building into the Rockies.

High winds will be a hazard associated with this system as it crosses the area. There is the potential for strong and gusty winds. Wind gusts may exceed 100 km/h at times into Friday. 

Temperatures will also be well above average across the central U.S. High temperatures on Friday are forecast to be 10 to 25 degrees above average for many areas from the plains to the Great Lakes. These warm temperatures will begin to expand eastward on Saturday, with many areas along the East Coast expected to reach 10 to 15 degrees above average.

The Team

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