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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Current conditions at

Ketchikan, Ketchikan International Airport (PAKT)

Lat: 55.53°NLon: -130.77°WElev: 89ft.

A Few Clouds

42°F

6°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 30.22 in (1023.4 mb)
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill38°F (3°C)
Last update 6 Feb 10:53 am AKST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles ESE Point Louise AK

Winter Storm Watch February 7, 06:00am until February 8, 06:00am
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Winter Storm Watch
  • Today

    Today: A chance of snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain and snow, mainly after midnight.  Low around 32. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 36. Southwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 36 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 33. Southwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 33 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 42. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 42 °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 46. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 46 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 37 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.

    Rain Likely

    High: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
Rain and snow, mainly after midnight. Low around 32. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 36. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 33. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Monday
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 42. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. 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 46. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Thursday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Friday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles ESE Point Louise AK
 55.53°N 130.77°W (Elev. 508 ft)
5:19 am AKST Feb 6, 2016
11am AKST Feb 6, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 12, 2016
 
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