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: 57.06°NLon: -135.68°WElev: 20ft.

Overcast

35°F

2°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.8 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 6 Feb 5:53 am AKST
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles ENE Cape Edgecumbe AK

  • Today

    Today: Rain and snow showers before noon, then a slight chance of rain showers.  High near 41. South wind 15 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 41 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of rain before midnight, then rain and snow likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Southeast wind 20 to 25 mph increasing to 30 to 35 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 38 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 42. South wind 25 to 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    High: 42 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. South wind 15 to 20 mph.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 39 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 45. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Chance Rain

    High: 45 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 40 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 45 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 40 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.

    Chance Rain

    High: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain and snow showers before noon, then a slight chance of rain showers. High near 41. South wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tonight
A slight chance of rain before midnight, then rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Southeast wind 20 to 25 mph increasing to 30 to 35 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday
Rain. High near 42. South wind 25 to 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. South wind 15 to 20 mph.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 45. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Thursday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
Thursday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 39.
Friday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles ENE Cape Edgecumbe AK
 57.06°N 135.68°W (Elev. 584 ft)
5:19 am AKST Feb 6, 2016
6am AKST Feb 6, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 12, 2016
 
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