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: 55.89°NLon: -131.64°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

4 Miles SW Bell Island Hot Springs AK

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Rain and snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 32. Southwest wind around 10 mph becoming northeast.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 32 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered rain and snow showers before noon, then scattered rain showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Rain/Snow
    then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 38 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain likely, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Southwest wind 20 to 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain
    Likely

    Low: 33 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 37. Southwest wind 20 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    High: 37 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain.  Low around 34. Southwest wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    Low: 34 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 41. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 41 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.

    Rain Likely

    High: 46 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Rain and snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 32. Southwest wind around 10 mph becoming northeast. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday
Scattered rain and snow showers before noon, then scattered rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
Rain likely, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Southwest wind 20 to 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Rain. High near 37. Southwest wind 20 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Rain. Low around 34. Southwest wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 41. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Rain likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 38.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Thursday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Friday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SW Bell Island Hot Springs AK
 55.89°N 131.64°W (Elev. 348 ft)
11:24 pm AKST Feb 5, 2016
12am AKST Feb 6, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 11, 2016
 
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