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: 59.7°NLon: -139.45°WElev: 36ft.

Overcast

33°F

1°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed NE 5 mph
Barometer 29.72 in (1006.2 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill28°F (-2°C)
Last update 6 Feb 1:53 am AKST
Extended Forecast for

14 Miles NE Yakutat AK

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 24. Southeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 24 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 34. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    High: 34 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Southeast wind 20 to 30 mph.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 29 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow, mainly after noon.  High near 35. Southeast wind 20 to 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain and snow, becoming all rain after midnight.  Low around 32. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain/Snow
    then Rain

    Low: 32 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain before noon, then rain and snow.  High near 37. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain then
    Rain/Snow

    High: 37 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain and snow likely before midnight, then a chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Chance Snow

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

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

    Chance Snow
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain

    Low: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 24. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday
Scattered snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 34. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Southeast wind 20 to 30 mph.
Sunday
Snow, mainly after noon. High near 35. Southeast wind 20 to 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
Rain and snow, becoming all rain after midnight. Low around 32. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
Rain before noon, then rain and snow. High near 37. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Rain and snow likely before midnight, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 37.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.
Thursday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Friday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37.
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Point Forecast:
14 Miles NE Yakutat AK
 59.7°N 139.45°W (Elev. 794 ft)
11:24 pm AKST Feb 5, 2016
2am AKST Feb 6, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 12, 2016
 
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