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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Current conditions at

Ketchikan, Ketchikan International Airport (PAKT)

Lat: 55.84°NLon: -132.89°WElev: 89ft.

Light Rain

35°F

2°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1012.8 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill31°F (-1°C)
Last update 6 Feb 1:53 am AKST
Extended Forecast for

12 Miles ESE Naukati Bay AK

  • Overnight

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

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 32 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 40. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain, mainly after midnight.  Low around 36. Southeast wind 15 to 20 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 around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    High: 39 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain.  Low around 37. Southeast wind around 10 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 38. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 38 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.

    Chance Rain

    High: 46 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 32. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Scattered showers before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 40. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Rain, mainly after midnight. Low around 36. Southeast wind 15 to 20 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 around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
Rain. Low around 37. Southeast wind around 10 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 38. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Thursday
Rain likely. Partly sunny, 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:
12 Miles ESE Naukati Bay AK
 55.84°N 132.89°W (Elev. 249 ft)
11:24 pm AKST Feb 5, 2016
2am AKST Feb 6, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 12, 2016
 
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