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

Yakutat (PAYA)

Lat: 59.2°NLon: -138.46°WElev: 36ft.

Mostly Cloudy

33°F

1°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed Vrbl 5 mph
Barometer 29.80 in (1009.2 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Wind Chill28°F (-2°C)
Last update 6 Feb 5:53 am AKST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NE Dry Bay AK

  • Today

    Today: Snow showers before noon, then rain and snow showers likely.  High near 37. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 37 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. East wind 15 to 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow before noon, then rain.  High near 39. East wind 15 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Rain

    High: 39 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain, mainly before midnight.  Low around 34. Southeast wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain then
    Chance Rain

    Low: 34 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 39 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of rain before noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 39.

    Chance Rain
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.

    Chance Rain

    High: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow showers before noon, then rain and snow showers likely. High near 37. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. East wind 15 to 20 mph.
Sunday
A chance of snow before noon, then rain. High near 39. East wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Rain, mainly before midnight. Low around 34. Southeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Rain likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of rain before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 39.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Friday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NE Dry Bay AK
 59.2°N 138.46°W (Elev. 7 ft)
5:19 am AKST Feb 6, 2016
6am AKST Feb 6, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 12, 2016
 
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