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: 56.06°NLon: -131.98°WElev: 89ft.

A Few Clouds

42°F

6°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 30.22 in (1023.4 mb)
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill38°F (3°C)
Last update 6 Feb 10:53 am AKST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NE Deer Island AK

  • Today

    Today: A chance of rain and snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 41 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of rain before midnight, then rain and snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 35. Southeast wind 20 to 25 mph increasing to 30 to 35 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Rain
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 35 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 39. Southeast wind 25 to 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 39 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 36. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 42. Southeast wind around 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 42 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain.  Low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    Low: 37 °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.  Cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 38 °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 41. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
A chance of rain before midnight, then rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 35. Southeast wind 20 to 25 mph increasing to 30 to 35 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday
Rain. High near 39. Southeast wind 25 to 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 36. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 42. Southeast wind around 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
Rain. Low around 37. 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. Cloudy, with a low around 38.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Thursday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Friday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NE Deer Island AK
 56.06°N 131.98°W (Elev. 0 ft)
5:19 am AKST Feb 6, 2016
11am AKST Feb 6, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 12, 2016
 
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