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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Juneau, AK Local Forecast Office

11NM SW Scow Bay AK

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Tonight

    Showers Likely

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    Low: 35 °F

  • Saturday

    Scattered Showers

    SE 15kt
    < 1ft

    High: 40 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Rain Likely

    ESE 20kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Rain

    ESE 20kt
    < 1ft

    High: 38 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Rain Likely

    ESE 15kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 34 °F

  • Monday

    Rain Likely

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    High: 42 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Rain Likely

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    Low: 36 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Rain

    SE 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 44 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Rain

    SE 15kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 39 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 1:53 pm AKST Feb 5, 2016
Forecast Valid: 6pm AKST Feb 5, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 12, 2016

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WIND FORECASTS REFLECT THE PREDOMINANT SPEED AND DIRECTION EXPECTED. SEA FORECASTS REPRESENT THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE COMBINED WINDWAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.

Synopsis: A WEAK RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE PANHANDLE THROUGH SATURDAY. A GALE FORCE FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE EASTERN GULF ON SATURDAY NIGHT.

Tonight
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Showers likely, mainly after midnight. Patchy fog before midnight. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday
S wind 10 to 15 kt becoming SE in the afternoon. Scattered showers before noon. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday Night
ESE wind 15 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Rain likely, mainly after midnight. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday
ESE wind 15 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday Night
ESE wind 5 to 15 kt. Rain likely. Seas 1 ft or less.
Monday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Rain likely. Seas 1 ft or less.
Monday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Rain likely. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tuesday
SE wind around 10 kt. A chance of rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tuesday Night
SE wind 10 to 15 kt. A chance of rain. Seas 1 ft or less.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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Point Forecast: 56.62°N 133.15°W
Last Update: 1:53 pm AKST Feb 5, 2016
Forecast Valid: 6pm AKST Feb 5, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 12, 2016
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