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: 55.65°NLon: -132.61°WElev: 89ft.

Mostly Cloudy

33°F

1°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 29.83 in (1010.3 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 5 Feb 11:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Salt Chuck AK

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 32. Southeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 32 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 39 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain, mainly after midnight.  Low around 36. Southeast wind 20 to 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 39. Southeast wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    High: 39 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain.  Low around 37. Southeast wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    Low: 37 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain.  High near 44. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    High: 44 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

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

    Chance Rain

    High: 47 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 32. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Scattered showers, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Rain, mainly after midnight. Low around 36. Southeast wind 20 to 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
Rain. High near 39. Southeast wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Rain. Low around 37. Southeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
Rain. High near 44. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Thursday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Friday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Salt Chuck AK
 55.65°N 132.61°W (Elev. 197 ft)
11:24 pm AKST Feb 5, 2016
12am AKST Feb 6, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 11, 2016
 
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