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

Juneau, Juneau International Airport (PAJN)

Lat: 58.41°NLon: -134.55°WElev: 20ft.

Overcast

36°F

2°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 29.67 in (1004.7 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill30°F (-1°C)
Last update 5 Feb 9:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Mendenhall Valley AK

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered rain and snow showers before midnight, then snow showers likely.  Patchy fog before midnight.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 31. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Scattered
    Rain/Snow and
    Patchy Fog
    then Snow
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 31 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers likely before noon, then scattered rain and snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 36. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely then
    Scattered
    Rain/Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain and snow before midnight, then a chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Northeast wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 29 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely before noon, then rain.  High near 34. Northeast wind 20 to 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow Likely
    then Rain

    High: 34 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain before midnight, then snow likely.  Low around 32. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain then
    Snow Likely

    Low: 32 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37.

    Chance Rain

    High: 37 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 39.

    Chance Rain
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered rain and snow showers before midnight, then snow showers likely. Patchy fog before midnight. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 31. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow showers likely before noon, then scattered rain and snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 36. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain and snow before midnight, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Northeast wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
Snow likely before noon, then rain. High near 34. Northeast wind 20 to 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
Rain before midnight, then snow likely. Low around 32. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Tuesday
A chance of rain before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Thursday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39.
Thursday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Friday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Mendenhall Valley AK
 58.41°N 134.55°W (Elev. 90 ft)
8:29 pm AKST Feb 5, 2016
10pm AKST Feb 5, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 12, 2016
 
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