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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ketchikan, Ketchikan International Airport (PAKT)

Lat: 55.03°NLon: -132.18°WElev: 89ft.

A Few Clouds

39°F

4°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 30.15 in (1021.1 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill34°F (1°C)
Last update 6 Feb 8:53 am AKST
Extended Forecast for

12 Miles SSE Dora Bay AK

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 41. West wind around 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 41 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain, mainly after midnight. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 38. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    then Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 38 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 44. Southeast wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 44 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 40. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 40 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 47. Southeast wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 47 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain.  Low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    Low: 42 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48.

    Chance Rain

    High: 48 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 42 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.

    Rain Likely

    High: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 41. West wind around 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Tonight
Rain, mainly after midnight. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 38. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 44. Southeast wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Sunday Night
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 40. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Monday
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 47. Southeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
Rain. Low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Thursday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Friday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
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Point Forecast:
12 Miles SSE Dora Bay AK
 55.03°N 132.18°W (Elev. 200 ft)
5:19 am AKST Feb 6, 2016
9am AKST Feb 6, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 12, 2016
 
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