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 Watches are in effect across this region.
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Current conditions at

Ketchikan, Ketchikan International Airport (PAKT)

Lat: 55.45°NLon: -131.65°WElev: 89ft.

Overcast

36°F

2°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.2 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill30°F (-1°C)
Last update 6 Feb 3:53 am AKST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NE Ward Cove AK

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 31. Northeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 31 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 38 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain, mainly after midnight.  Low around 35. Southwest wind 20 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 40. Southwest wind 15 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain.  Low around 37. Southwest 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 44. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 44 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain.  Low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    Low: 39 °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 39.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 31. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Scattered showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Rain, mainly after midnight. Low around 35. Southwest wind 20 to 25 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 40. Southwest wind 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Rain. Low around 37. Southwest wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 44. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
Rain. Low around 39. 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 39.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Thursday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Friday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NE Ward Cove AK
 55.45°N 131.65°W (Elev. 400 ft)
11:24 pm AKST Feb 5, 2016
4am AKST Feb 6, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 12, 2016
 
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