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

Sitka, Sitka Airport (PASI)

Lat: 57.08°NLon: -135.37°WElev: 20ft.

Light Rain

36°F

2°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 29.75 in (1007.4 mb)
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill30°F (-1°C)
Last update 5 Feb 11:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NW Sitka AK

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Rain and snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 37. Southeast wind around 10 mph becoming southwest.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 37 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 42. South wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain likely, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Southeast wind 15 to 25 mph increasing to 25 to 35 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain
    Likely

    Low: 35 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 41. Southeast wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    High: 41 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain likely, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. East wind 15 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 38 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.

    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: A chance of rain before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.

    Chance Rain
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Rain and snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 37. Southeast wind around 10 mph becoming southwest. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Scattered showers before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 42. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
Rain likely, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Southeast wind 15 to 25 mph increasing to 25 to 35 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Rain. High near 41. Southeast wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
Rain likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. East wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Tuesday
A chance of rain before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Thursday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
Thursday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 40.
Friday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NW Sitka AK
 57.08°N 135.37°W (Elev. 197 ft)
11:24 pm AKST Feb 5, 2016
12am AKST Feb 6, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 11, 2016
 
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