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 Warnings are in effect across this region.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ketchikan, Ketchikan International Airport (PAKT)

Lat: 55.43°NLon: -131.56°WElev: 89ft.

Partly Cloudy

42°F

6°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 30.26 in (1024.9 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill39°F (4°C)
Last update 6 Feb 1:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles E Ward Cove AK

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Southeast wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    High: 34 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow likely before midnight, then rain and snow.  Low around 33. Southeast wind 20 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    then
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 33 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain and snow. The rain and snow could be heavy at times.  High near 37. South wind 15 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Rain/Snow

    High: 37 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 34. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 34 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 40. South wind 15 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 40 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.

    Chance Rain

    High: 45 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain likely, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 36 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.

    Rain Likely

    High: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Southeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Snow likely before midnight, then rain and snow. Low around 33. Southeast wind 20 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday
Rain and snow. The rain and snow could be heavy at times. High near 37. South wind 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 34. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 40. South wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Thursday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Friday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles E Ward Cove AK
 55.43°N 131.56°W (Elev. 1902 ft)
1:31 pm AKST Feb 6, 2016
2pm AKST Feb 6, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 12, 2016
 
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