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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ketchikan, Ketchikan International Airport (PAKT)

Lat: 55.71°NLon: -132.62°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

4 Miles WNW Thorne Bay AK

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 40. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 40 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain, mainly after midnight.  Low around 36. Southeast wind 20 to 25 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 39. Southeast wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain

    High: 39 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain.  Low around 37. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    Low: 37 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain.  High near 44. Southeast wind around 15 mph.  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 50 percent 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

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.

    Rain Likely

    High: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 40. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Tonight
Rain, mainly after midnight. Low around 36. Southeast wind 20 to 25 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Rain. High near 39. Southeast wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday Night
Rain. Low around 37. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
Rain. High near 44. Southeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A 50 percent 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 43.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Friday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles WNW Thorne Bay AK
 55.71°N 132.62°W (Elev. 194 ft)
5:19 am AKST Feb 6, 2016
9am AKST Feb 6, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 12, 2016
 
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