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: 55.48°NLon: -131.1°WElev: 89ft.

Fair

34°F

1°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 29.76 in (1007.8 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 5 Feb 9:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles NE Pop Point AK

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely, mainly after midnight.  Patchy fog before midnight.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Isolated
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Showers
    Likely

    Low: 32 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 38 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain, mainly after midnight.  Low around 33. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain

    Low: 33 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 39. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 39 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 36. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 36 °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. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 38 °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 38.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers likely, mainly after midnight. Patchy fog before midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
Rain, mainly after midnight. Low around 33. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. 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 39. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 36. Calm wind. 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. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 38. 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 38.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Thursday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Friday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles NE Pop Point AK
 55.48°N 131.1°W (Elev. 253 ft)
8:29 pm AKST Feb 5, 2016
10pm AKST Feb 5, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 12, 2016
 
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