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

Valdez 2 (PAVD)

Lat: 61°NLon: -146.5°WElev: 121ft.

Mostly Cloudy

28°F

-2°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.87 in
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Feb 11:36 am AKST
Extended Forecast for

10 Miles NE Ellamar AK

  • Today

    Today: Rain and snow showers likely, mainly after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 35. East wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 35 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain and snow before midnight, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers.  Low around 33. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 33 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of rain and snow after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 36. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain and snow.  Low around 34. Northeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain/Snow

    Low: 34 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain and snow before noon, then rain likely between noon and 3pm, then rain and snow likely after 3pm.  High near 37. East wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain/Snow

    High: 37 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow.  Low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow

    Low: 29 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 34 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 26 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.

    Chance Snow

    High: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain and snow showers likely, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 35. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Rain and snow before midnight, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Low around 33. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 36. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
Rain and snow. Low around 34. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
Rain and snow before noon, then rain likely between noon and 3pm, then rain and snow likely after 3pm. High near 37. East wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Snow. Low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Thursday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Friday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.
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Point Forecast:
10 Miles NE Ellamar AK
 61°N 146.5°W (Elev. 0 ft)
4:34 am AKST Feb 6, 2016
11am AKST Feb 6, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 12, 2016
 
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