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 Warnings are in effect across this region.
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Current conditions at

Sitka, Sitka Airport (PASI)

Lat: 56.93°NLon: -135.14°WElev: 20ft.

Partly Cloudy

40°F

4°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed E 9 mph
Barometer 30.18 in (1022.0 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill34°F (1°C)
Last update 6 Feb 3:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

11 Miles NE Goddard AK

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 38. South wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers

    High: 38 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain and snow, mainly after midnight.  Low around 33. Southeast wind 20 to 25 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 33 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain and snow, becoming all rain after noon.  High near 41. South wind 20 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    then Rain
    Likely

    High: 41 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. South wind around 15 mph.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Southeast wind around 15 mph.

    Chance Rain

    High: 42 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely, mainly before midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 37 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of rain before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.

    Chance Rain
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    Rain Likely

    Low: 37 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.

    Rain Likely

    High: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 38. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Rain and snow, mainly after midnight. Low around 33. Southeast wind 20 to 25 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Sunday
Rain and snow, becoming all rain after noon. High near 41. South wind 20 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. South wind around 15 mph.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Southeast wind around 15 mph.
Monday Night
Rain likely, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of rain before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
Wednesday Night
Rain. Cloudy, with a low around 38.
Thursday
Rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.
Thursday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Friday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
11 Miles NE Goddard AK
 56.93°N 135.14°W (Elev. 935 ft)
1:31 pm AKST Feb 6, 2016
4pm AKST Feb 6, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 12, 2016
 
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