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: 57.24°NLon: -135.39°WElev: 20ft.

Mostly Cloudy

42°F

6°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed E 6 mph
Barometer 29.55 in (1000.6 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill38°F (3°C)
Last update 5 Feb 2:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles N Lisianski Point AK

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Southeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers

    High: 40 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 35. South wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 35 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Southwest wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain likely, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Southeast wind 10 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 30 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain
    Likely

    Low: 35 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Southeast wind 15 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

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

    Rain Likely

    Low: 37 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.

    Chance Rain

    High: 43 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

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

    Chance Rain
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 35. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Scattered showers before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Southwest wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
Rain likely, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Southeast wind 10 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 30 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Southeast wind 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Rain likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.
Monday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Tuesday
A chance of rain before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Thursday
Rain likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles N Lisianski Point AK
 57.24°N 135.39°W (Elev. 3 ft)
1:53 pm AKST Feb 5, 2016
3pm AKST Feb 5, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 11, 2016
 
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