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: 55.95°NLon: -131.8°WElev: 89ft.

Partly Cloudy

37°F

3°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 29.60 in (1002.5 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 5 Feb 4:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

Yes Bay AK

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 35. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 35 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before midnight, then snow showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Isolated
    Rain/Snow
    then Snow
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 31 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Rain/Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain and snow before midnight, then snow likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Southeast wind 15 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Snow
    Likely

    Low: 32 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 35. Southeast wind 15 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    High: 35 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain.  Low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    Low: 33 °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.  Cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Rain

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.

    Rain Likely

    High: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 35. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before midnight, then snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Scattered rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain and snow before midnight, then snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Southeast wind 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Rain. High near 35. Southeast wind 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Rain. Low around 33. 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. Cloudy, with a low around 34.
Tuesday
Rain likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 36.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Thursday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Friday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39.
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Point Forecast:
Yes Bay AK
 55.95°N 131.8°W (Elev. 941 ft)
1:53 pm AKST Feb 5, 2016
5pm AKST Feb 5, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 12, 2016
 
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