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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Metlakatla, Metlakatla Seaplane Base (PAMM)

Lat: 55.3°NLon: -130.62°WElev: 1ft.

Fair

37°F

3°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed SE 3 mph
Barometer 29.65 in
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 5 Feb 5:56 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

19 Miles SSE Point Louise AK

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of rain showers before midnight, then snow showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Isolated
    Showers then
    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 30 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered snow showers before noon, then scattered rain showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 34 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain before midnight, then snow.  Low around 31. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Chance Rain
    then Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain and snow, becoming all rain after noon. The rain and snow could be heavy at times.  High near 36. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain/Snow
    then Heavy
    Rain

    High: 36 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 34. Southwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 34 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 41. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 41 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain.  Low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    Low: 37 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely, mainly before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 46.

    Rain Likely

    High: 46 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of rain showers before midnight, then snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday
Scattered snow showers before noon, then scattered rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain before midnight, then snow. Low around 31. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday
Rain and snow, becoming all rain after noon. The rain and snow could be heavy at times. High near 36. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 34. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 41. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
Rain. Low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Rain likely, mainly before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 46.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Thursday
Rain likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Friday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
19 Miles SSE Point Louise AK
 55.3°N 130.62°W (Elev. 400 ft)
1:53 pm AKST Feb 5, 2016
6pm AKST Feb 5, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 12, 2016
 
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