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

Yakutat (PAYA)

Lat: 59.23°NLon: -138.72°WElev: 36ft.

Light Rain

35°F

2°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 29.50 in (999.1 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill31°F (-1°C)
Last update 5 Feb 4:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles NW Dry Bay AK

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 34. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 34 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 28. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 28 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers likely before noon, then scattered rain and snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 37. South wind around 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely then
    Scattered
    Rain/Snow

    High: 37 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. East wind 15 to 25 mph.

    Chance Rain
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of rain and snow before noon, then rain.  High near 38. East wind 15 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Rain

    High: 38 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain.  Low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. 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 35.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 35 °F

  • Tuesday

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

    Chance Rain
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers. Cloudy, with a high near 34. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 28. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday
Snow showers likely before noon, then scattered rain and snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 37. South wind around 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. East wind 15 to 25 mph.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow before noon, then rain. High near 38. East wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
Rain. Low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Rain likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Tuesday
A chance of rain before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 39.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, 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:
8 Miles NW Dry Bay AK
 59.23°N 138.72°W (Elev. 49 ft)
1:53 pm AKST Feb 5, 2016
5pm AKST Feb 5, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 12, 2016
 
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