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

Ketchikan, Ketchikan International Airport (PAKT)

Lat: 55.36°NLon: -131.46°WElev: 89ft.

A Few Clouds

34°F

1°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 29.63 in (1003.5 mb)
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 5 Feb 5:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NNE Herring Cove AK

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Isolated
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 42. West wind 15 to 20 mph becoming southeast in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 42 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain, mainly after midnight. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 35. Southeast wind 25 to 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    then Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 42. Southeast wind 20 to 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 42 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 38. Southeast wind around 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 38 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 46. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 46 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain.  Low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    Low: 41 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.

    Rain Likely

    High: 47 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers likely, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Scattered showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 42. West wind 15 to 20 mph becoming southeast in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Rain, mainly after midnight. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 35. Southeast wind 25 to 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 42. Southeast wind 20 to 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 38. Southeast wind around 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 46. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
Rain. Low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Rain likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
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 44.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NNE Herring Cove AK
 55.36°N 131.46°W (Elev. 0 ft)
1:53 pm AKST Feb 5, 2016
6pm AKST Feb 5, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 12, 2016
 
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