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 Warnings are in effect across this region.
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Current conditions at

Anchorage, Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (PANC)

Lat: 61.13°NLon: -149.78°WElev: 144ft.

Overcast

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.89 in (1012.4 mb)
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Feb 6:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Knik Heights AK

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of snow showers before 9pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 9pm and midnight, then a slight chance of snow showers after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Rain/Snow
    then Isolated
    Snow Showers

    Low: 20 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Patchy fog before noon.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 30. North wind around 10 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 30 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Isolated snow showers after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Northeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Isolated
    Snow Showers

    Low: 22 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Scattered snow showers before noon, then scattered rain showers between noon and 3pm, then scattered snow showers after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 34. East wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    then
    Scattered
    Rain/Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Scattered rain and snow showers before midnight, then scattered snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Rain/Snow
    then
    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 26 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Scattered snow showers, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 33 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 23 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 33.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 33 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 24 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of snow showers before 9pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 9pm and midnight, then a slight chance of snow showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 30. North wind around 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Isolated snow showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Scattered snow showers before noon, then scattered rain showers between noon and 3pm, then scattered snow showers after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 34. East wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Scattered rain and snow showers before midnight, then scattered snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
Scattered snow showers, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 33.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Thursday
A chance of snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Friday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 34.
Friday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Saturday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Knik Heights AK
 61.13°N 149.78°W (Elev. 413 ft)
3:34 pm AKST Feb 6, 2016
6pm AKST Feb 6, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 13, 2016
 
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