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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Current conditions at

Sitka, Sitka Airport (PASI)

Lat: 56.71°NLon: -134.9°WElev: 20ft.

Mostly Cloudy

39°F

4°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1019.6 mb)
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill35°F (2°C)
Last update 6 Feb 10:53 am AKST
Extended Forecast for

11 Miles NE North Cape AK

  • Today

    Today: A chance of snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain and snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 38. South wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 38 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain and snow, mainly after midnight.  Low around 33. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 33 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain and snow, becoming all rain after noon.  High near 37. Southeast wind 15 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    then Rain

    High: 37 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain likely, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Southeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 35 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance Rain

    High: 41 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.

    Chance Rain

    High: 43 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.

    Chance Rain

    High: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 38. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Rain and snow, mainly after midnight. Low around 33. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday
Rain and snow, becoming all rain after noon. High near 37. Southeast wind 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Rain likely, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Thursday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41.
Thursday Night
Rain likely. 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:
11 Miles NE North Cape AK
 56.71°N 134.9°W (Elev. 1558 ft)
5:19 am AKST Feb 6, 2016
11am AKST Feb 6, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 12, 2016
 
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