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: 59.59°NLon: -139.38°WElev: 36ft.

Light Rain

36°F

2°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 29.48 in (998.3 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Wind Chill32°F (0°C)
Last update 5 Feb 2:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

13 Miles ENE Yakutat AK

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 32. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 32 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 26. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 26 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered snow showers before noon, then scattered rain and snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 35. South wind around 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    then
    Scattered
    Rain/Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain and snow before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. East wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of rain and snow before noon, then rain.  High near 36. East wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Rain

    High: 36 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain.  Low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    Low: 33 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain.  High near 38. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    High: 38 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 37.

    Chance Rain
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers. Cloudy, with a high near 32. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 26. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday
Scattered snow showers before noon, then scattered rain and snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 35. South wind around 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain and snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. East wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow before noon, then rain. High near 36. East wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
Rain. Low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
Rain. High near 38. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Rain likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Tuesday
A chance of rain before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 37.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39.
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Point Forecast:
13 Miles ENE Yakutat AK
 59.59°N 139.38°W (Elev. 167 ft)
1:53 pm AKST Feb 5, 2016
3pm AKST Feb 5, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 11, 2016
 
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