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.

Partly Cloudy

43°F

6°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.55 in (1000.8 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 5 Feb 2:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

Ward Cove AK

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Northwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 37 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Isolated
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 34 °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%.

    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. 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.  Cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Rain

    Low: 38 °F

  • Tuesday

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

    Rain Likely

    High: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Northwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Showers likely, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Southeast wind 5 to 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%.
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. 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. Cloudy, with a low around 38.
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.
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Point Forecast:
Ward Cove AK
 55.4°N 131.68°W (Elev. 797 ft)
1:53 pm AKST Feb 5, 2016
3pm AKST Feb 5, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 11, 2016
 
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