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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Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Scattered Showers

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    High: 38 °F

  • Tonight

    Rain Likely

    ESE 20kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 32 °F

  • Sunday

    Rain

    ESE 20kt
    < 1ft

    High: 38 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Rain

    ESE 15kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 34 °F

  • Monday

    Heavy Rain

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    High: 42 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Rain Likely

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    Low: 36 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Rain

    SW 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 44 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Rain

    SW 10kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 38 °F

  • Wednesday

    Rain Likely

    SW 15kt
    < 1ft

    High: 45 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 11:24 pm AKST Feb 5, 2016
Forecast Valid: 5am AKST Feb 6, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 12, 2016

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Detailed Forecast

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 NORTH INTO THE GULF ON SATURDAY NIGHT.

Today
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Scattered showers before noon. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tonight
ESE wind 15 to 20 kt. Rain likely, mainly after midnight. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday
ESE wind 15 to 20 kt. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday Night
ESE wind 5 to 15 kt. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
Monday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Rain likely. The rain could be heavy at times. Seas 1 ft or less.
Monday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Rain likely. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tuesday
SW wind around 10 kt. A chance of rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tuesday Night
SW wind around 10 kt. A chance of rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
Wednesday
SW wind around 15 kt. Rain likely. 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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ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 56.81°N 132.95°W
Last Update: 11:24 pm AKST Feb 5, 2016
Forecast Valid: 5am AKST Feb 6, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 12, 2016
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