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

Wrangell (PAWG)

Lat: 56.37°NLon: -132°WElev: 43ft.

Mostly Cloudy

36°F

2°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 29.74 in
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill30°F (-1°C)
Last update 5 Feb 9:56 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

13 Miles N Point Warde AK

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain and snow showers likely, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Isolated
    Rain/Snow
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 33 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered rain and snow showers, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Southwest wind 10 to 20 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Rain/Snow
    then Isolated
    Rain/Snow

    High: 40 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain likely, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a 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 70%.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain
    Likely

    Low: 33 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 38. Southwest wind 25 to 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    High: 38 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain.  Low around 34. Southwest wind around 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    Low: 34 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 42. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 42 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain.  Low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.

    Rain Likely

    High: 43 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    Rain Likely

    Low: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Rain and snow showers likely, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday
Scattered rain and snow showers, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Southwest wind 10 to 20 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
Rain likely, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a 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 70%.
Sunday
Rain. High near 38. Southwest wind 25 to 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Rain. Low around 34. Southwest wind around 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 42. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Rain. Low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Rain likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 37.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41.
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 36.
Friday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
13 Miles N Point Warde AK
 56.37°N 132°W (Elev. 0 ft)
8:29 pm AKST Feb 5, 2016
10pm AKST Feb 5, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 12, 2016
 
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