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: 55.4°NLon: -131.68°WElev: 89ft.

Mostly Cloudy

33°F

1°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 29.83 in (1010.3 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 5 Feb 11:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

Ward Cove AK

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 30. Southeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 30 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered rain and snow showers before noon, then scattered rain showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Rain/Snow
    then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 37 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain before midnight, then rain and snow. The rain and snow could be heavy at times.  Low around 35. Southeast wind 20 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Chance Rain
    then
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 35 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 39. Southeast wind 15 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 39 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain.  Low around 37. Southeast wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    Low: 37 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 43. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 43 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain.  Low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    Low: 38 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.

    Rain Likely

    High: 46 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 30. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Scattered rain and snow showers before noon, then scattered rain showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain before midnight, then rain and snow. The rain and snow could be heavy at times. Low around 35. Southeast wind 20 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Sunday
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 39. Southeast wind 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Rain. Low around 37. Southeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 43. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
Rain. Low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Rain likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Thursday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Friday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
Ward Cove AK
 55.4°N 131.68°W (Elev. 797 ft)
11:24 pm AKST Feb 5, 2016
12am AKST Feb 6, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 11, 2016
 
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