Strong winds and wintry weather for Northern Plains, Upper Midwest

A powerful storm system is forecast to develop in southern Canada on Saturday then track toward the Great Lakes by Sunday. Strong winds and wintry precipitation from this storm will impact the northern Plains and Upper Midwest beginning Saturday. Numerous High Wind Warnings, Wind Advisories even Blizzard Watches are in effect across this region.
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Current conditions at

Unalaska, Unalaska Airport (PADU)

Lat: 54.13°NLon: -165.8°WElev: 23ft.

Light Snow

36°F

2°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed SE 14 G 28 mph
Barometer 29.21 in (989.6 mb)
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Wind Chill27°F (-3°C)
Last update 5 Feb 11:56 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

Akutan AK

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Rain and snow.  Low around 33. Southeast wind 30 to 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow

    Low: 33 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain and snow before noon, then scattered rain showers.  High near 39. South wind 30 to 35 mph decreasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 39 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Northwest wind around 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Scattered snow showers before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 38 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.

    Chance Rain

    High: 38 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Rain and snow. Low around 33. Southeast wind 30 to 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Rain and snow before noon, then scattered rain showers. High near 39. South wind 30 to 35 mph decreasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Northwest wind around 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east after midnight.
Monday
Scattered snow showers before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Tuesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Friday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.
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Point Forecast:
Akutan AK
 54.13°N 165.8°W (Elev. 0 ft)
3:20 pm AKST Feb 5, 2016
12am AKST Feb 6, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 11, 2016
 
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