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: 56.59°NLon: -132.77°WElev: 43ft.

Mostly Cloudy

37°F

3°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed SE 3 mph
Barometer 29.63 in
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 5 Feb 5:56 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles W Blaquiere Point AK

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered rain and snow showers before midnight, then rain showers likely.  Patchy fog before midnight.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Scattered
    Rain/Snow and
    Patchy Fog
    then Showers
    Likely

    Low: 35 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 39 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain likely, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain
    Likely

    Low: 33 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 38. Southeast wind 15 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    High: 38 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain.  Low around 35. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain likely. The rain could be heavy at times.  Cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 42 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 36 °F

  • Tuesday

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

    Rain Likely

    High: 45 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered rain and snow showers before midnight, then rain showers likely. Patchy fog before midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Scattered showers before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. West wind 10 to 15 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. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Rain. High near 38. Southeast wind 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Rain. Low around 35. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
Rain likely. The rain could be heavy at times. Cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Rain likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Thursday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Friday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles W Blaquiere Point AK
 56.59°N 132.77°W (Elev. 177 ft)
1:53 pm AKST Feb 5, 2016
6pm AKST Feb 5, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 12, 2016
 
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