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 Warnings are in effect across this region.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ketchikan, Ketchikan International Airport (PAKT)

Lat: 56.01°NLon: -131.56°WElev: 89ft.

Partly Cloudy

42°F

6°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 30.26 in (1024.9 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill39°F (4°C)
Last update 6 Feb 1:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles N Bell Island Hot Springs AK

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered rain and snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 36. Northeast wind around 10 mph becoming southwest.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Rain/Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain and snow.  Low around 33. Southwest wind 15 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 33 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain and snow, becoming all rain after noon. The rain and snow could be heavy at times.  High near 38. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Rain/Snow
    then Rain

    High: 38 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 34. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 34 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 42. Southwest wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 42 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.

    Chance Rain

    High: 46 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain likely, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 37 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.

    Rain Likely

    High: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 36. Northeast wind around 10 mph becoming southwest. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
Rain and snow. Low around 33. Southwest wind 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Sunday
Rain and snow, becoming all rain after noon. The rain and snow could be heavy at times. High near 38. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 34. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 42. Southwest wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. 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 35.
Friday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles N Bell Island Hot Springs AK
 56.01°N 131.56°W (Elev. 672 ft)
1:31 pm AKST Feb 6, 2016
2pm AKST Feb 6, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 12, 2016
 
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