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

Anchorage, Merrill Field Airport (PAMR)

Lat: 60.78°NLon: -148.9°WElev: 138ft.

A Few Clouds

27°F

-3°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.52 in (999.8 mb)
Dewpoint 22°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Feb 1:53 am AKST
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles W Whittier AK

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Scattered snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. East wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 31 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. East wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 35 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow likely before midnight, then scattered snow showers after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. East wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 30 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. East wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 35 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow before midnight, then rain.  Low around 32. East wind 15 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow then
    Rain

    Low: 32 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain.  High near 37. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    High: 37 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Snow Likely

    Low: 32 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow likely before noon, then rain and snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 35.

    Snow Likely
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 35 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Scattered snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. East wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. East wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday Night
Snow likely before midnight, then scattered snow showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. East wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. East wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Snow before midnight, then rain. Low around 32. East wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
Rain. High near 37. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Snow likely before noon, then rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 35.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Wednesday
A chance of snow before noon, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Thursday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Friday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles W Whittier AK
 60.78°N 148.9°W (Elev. 1594 ft)
3:34 pm AKST Feb 5, 2016
2am AKST Feb 6, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 12, 2016
 
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