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: 55.56°NLon: -131.05°WElev: 89ft.

A Few Clouds

39°F

4°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 30.15 in (1021.1 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill34°F (1°C)
Last update 6 Feb 8:53 am AKST
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles W 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 and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Northeast wind around 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain and snow, mainly after midnight.  Low around 32. Southwest wind around 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 and snow, becoming all rain after noon. The rain and snow could be heavy at times.  High near 35. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Rain/Snow
    then Heavy
    Rain

    High: 35 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 33. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 33 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 40. Southwest wind around 10 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 34. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 44 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41.

    Rain Likely

    High: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Northeast wind around 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
Rain and snow, mainly after midnight. Low around 32. Southwest wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday
Rain and snow, becoming all rain after noon. The rain and snow could be heavy at times. High near 35. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 33. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Monday
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 40. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Rain likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Thursday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Friday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles W Point Louise AK
 55.56°N 131.05°W (Elev. 1292 ft)
5:19 am AKST Feb 6, 2016
9am AKST Feb 6, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 12, 2016
 
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