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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Juneau, AK Local Forecast Office

4NM S Sitka AK

Marine Point Forecast

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  • This
    Afternoon

    Isolated Showers

    SSW 10kt
    10ft

    High: 41 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Tonight

    Rain

    Winds IncreasingE 35kt
    10ft

    Low: 36 °F

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Sunday

    Rain

    E 30ktWinds Decreasing
    9-10ft

    High: 40 °F

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Rain

    S 20kt
    5-7ft

    Low: 37 °F

  • Monday

    Chance Rain

    ESE 15kt
    6-7ft

    High: 43 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Rain Likely

    SSE 15kt
    5-6ft

    Low: 38 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Rain

    SE 20kt
    5ft

    High: 43 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Rain Likely

    SE 20kt
    4-5ft

    Low: 38 °F

  • Wednesday

    Rain Likely

    SE 25kt
    5-6ft

    High: 43 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 1:31 pm AKST Feb 6, 2016
Forecast Valid: 5pm 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 GALE FORCE FRONT WILL MOVE NORTH INTO THE EASTERN GULF SATURDAY NIGHT AND OVER THE PANHANDLE ON SUNDAY.

This Afternoon
SSW wind around 10 kt. Isolated showers. Seas around 10 ft.
Tonight
E wind 15 to 25 kt increasing to 25 to 35 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 kt. Rain, mainly after midnight. Seas around 10 ft.
Sunday
E wind 25 to 30 kt decreasing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 kt. Rain. Seas 9 to 10 ft.
Sunday Night
S wind 15 to 20 kt. A chance of rain. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Monday
ESE wind around 15 kt. A chance of rain. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
Monday Night
SSE wind around 15 kt. Rain likely, mainly before midnight. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
Tuesday
SE wind 15 to 20 kt. A chance of rain before noon. Seas around 5 ft.
Tuesday Night
SE wind around 20 kt. Rain likely. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Wednesday
SE wind 20 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Rain likely. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

*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: 56.99°N 135.36°W
Last Update: 1:31 pm AKST Feb 6, 2016
Forecast Valid: 5pm AKST Feb 6, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 12, 2016
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