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: 56.61°NLon: -132.41°WElev: 43ft.

Mostly Cloudy

36°F

2°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 29.84 in
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Feb 12:16 am AKST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles ENE Blaquiere Point AK

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Rain and snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 34. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 34 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered rain and snow showers, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Southwest wind around 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Rain/Snow
    then Isolated
    Rain/Snow

    High: 39 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain before midnight, then rain and snow likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Chance Rain
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 31 °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 34. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    Low: 34 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 41. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 41 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

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

    Rain Likely

    Low: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Rain and snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 34. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday
Scattered rain and snow showers, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Southwest wind around 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain before midnight, then rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Sunday
Rain. High near 38. Southeast wind 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Rain. Low around 34. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 41. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Rain likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 37.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.
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 35.
Friday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles ENE Blaquiere Point AK
 56.61°N 132.41°W (Elev. 43 ft)
11:24 pm AKST Feb 5, 2016
12am AKST Feb 6, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 11, 2016
 
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