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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Current conditions at

Sitka, Sitka Airport (PASI)

Lat: 57.5°NLon: -135.12°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

4 Miles NW Lindenberg Harbor AK

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 40. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 40 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely, mainly after midnight.  Patchy fog before midnight.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 36. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 40. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.  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 33. East wind 15 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain
    Likely

    Low: 33 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 39. East wind 15 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 39 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 36 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 42.

    Chance Rain

    High: 42 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 37 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.

    Chance Rain
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers. Patchy fog. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 40. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Showers likely, mainly after midnight. Patchy fog before midnight. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 36. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Scattered showers before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 40. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
Rain likely, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. East wind 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 39. East wind 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 42.
Monday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Tuesday
A chance of rain before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Thursday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NW Lindenberg Harbor AK
 57.5°N 135.12°W (Elev. 197 ft)
1:53 pm AKST Feb 5, 2016
3pm AKST Feb 5, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 11, 2016
 
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