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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Current conditions at

Ketchikan, Ketchikan International Airport (PAKT)

Lat: 56.01°NLon: -131.56°WElev: 89ft.

Light Rain

39°F

4°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed SE 17 G 25 mph
Barometer 30.17 in (1021.7 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill30°F (-1°C)
Last update 7 Feb 12:53 am AKST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles N Bell Island Hot Springs AK

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Rain and snow.  Low around 33. Southwest wind around 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    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%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    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. Southwest wind around 15 mph.  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. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 37 °F

  • Wednesday

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

    Rain Likely

    High: 45 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Rain and snow. Low around 33. Southwest wind around 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime 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%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
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. Southwest wind around 15 mph. 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. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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.
Friday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Saturday
Rain likely. 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)
7:30 pm AKST Feb 6, 2016
1am AKST Feb 7, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 13, 2016
 
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