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: 56.72°NLon: -132.1°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

19 Miles ENE Blaquiere Point AK

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before midnight, then snow showers likely.  Patchy fog before midnight.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Isolated
    Rain/Snow and
    Patchy Fog
    then Snow
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 32 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered snow showers before noon, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming northeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    then Isolated
    Rain/Snow

    High: 38 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain and snow before midnight, then snow likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Snow
    Likely

    Low: 27 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain and snow, becoming all rain after noon. The rain and snow could be heavy at times.  High near 37. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain/Snow
    then Rain

    High: 37 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain.  Low around 33. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    Low: 33 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 40. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 40 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.

    Rain Likely

    High: 44 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain likely, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before midnight, then snow showers likely. Patchy fog before midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday
Scattered snow showers before noon, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming northeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain and snow before midnight, then snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday
Rain and snow, becoming all rain after noon. The rain and snow could be heavy at times. High near 37. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Rain. Low around 33. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 40. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Rain likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Thursday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Friday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
19 Miles ENE Blaquiere Point AK
 56.72°N 132.1°W (Elev. 7 ft)
1:53 pm AKST Feb 5, 2016
6pm AKST Feb 5, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 12, 2016
 
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