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: 55.92°NLon: -131.52°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

2 Miles SE Bell Island Hot Springs AK

  • Today

    Today: A chance of rain and snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. South wind 15 to 20 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 39 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain and snow, mainly after midnight.  Low around 33. Southwest wind 25 to 30 mph increasing to 30 to 35 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 33 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 37. Southwest wind 20 to 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 37 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 35. Southwest wind around 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 41. Southwest wind around 20 mph.  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 45. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 45 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 37 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.

    Rain Likely

    High: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of rain and snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. South wind 15 to 20 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
Rain and snow, mainly after midnight. Low around 33. Southwest wind 25 to 30 mph increasing to 30 to 35 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday
Rain. High near 37. Southwest wind 20 to 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Sunday Night
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 35. Southwest wind around 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Monday
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 41. Southwest wind around 20 mph. 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 45. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Thursday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.
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:
2 Miles SE Bell Island Hot Springs AK
 55.92°N 131.52°W (Elev. 0 ft)
5:19 am AKST Feb 6, 2016
9am AKST Feb 6, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 12, 2016
 
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