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: 57.18°NLon: -135.73°WElev: 20ft.

Light Rain

36°F

2°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1017.2 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill32°F (0°C)
Last update 6 Feb 8:53 am AKST
Extended Forecast for

13 Miles NNE Cape Edgecumbe AK

  • Today

    Today: Rain and snow showers before noon, then a slight chance of rain showers.  High near 42. Southeast wind around 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 42 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain likely, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Southeast wind 15 to 25 mph increasing to 25 to 35 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Rain Likely

    Low: 38 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 43. Southeast wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    High: 43 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

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

    Chance Rain

    Low: 39 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 44. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance Rain

    High: 44 °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 44.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 44 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    Chance Rain

    Low: 41 °F

  • Wednesday

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

    Chance Rain

    High: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain and snow showers before noon, then a slight chance of rain showers. High near 42. Southeast wind around 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tonight
Rain likely, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Southeast wind 15 to 25 mph increasing to 25 to 35 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Rain. High near 43. Southeast wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 44. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Tuesday
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 44.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Thursday
Rain likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
Thursday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 40.
Friday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
13 Miles NNE Cape Edgecumbe AK
 57.18°N 135.73°W (Elev. 56 ft)
5:19 am AKST Feb 6, 2016
9am AKST Feb 6, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 12, 2016
 
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