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: 55.58°NLon: -131.62°WElev: 89ft.

A Few Clouds

38°F

3°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 30.30 in (1026.0 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill34°F (1°C)
Last update 6 Feb 5:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

Loring AK

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain.  Low around 35. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain Likely
    then Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 40. Southeast wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 36. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 44. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 44 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 39. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.

    Chance Rain

    High: 47 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain likely, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 41 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.

    Rain Likely

    High: 47 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Rain. Low around 35. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday
Rain. High near 40. Southeast wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 36. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Monday
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 44. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 39. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Thursday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Friday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.
Friday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Saturday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
Loring AK
 55.58°N 131.62°W (Elev. 200 ft)
1:31 pm AKST Feb 6, 2016
6pm AKST Feb 6, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 13, 2016
 
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