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Erika dissipates, Eastern Pacific tropics remain active

Erika has dissipated as a tropical cyclone and the National Hurricane Center has discontinued advisories for the system. The remnants of Erika could still produce rainfall amounts of 3 to 5 inches or more, along with gusty winds, across southern and central Florida beginning on Sunday. Meanwhile, the Eastern Pacific remains active, with advisories continuing to be issued for Jimena and Ignacio.
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Current conditions at

Ketchikan, Ketchikan International Airport (PAKT)

Lat: 55.36°NLon: 131.71°WElev: 89ft.

Light Rain

58°F

14°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed SE 8 mph
Barometer 29.26 in (990.9 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Aug 12:53 pm AKDT
Extended Forecast for

12 Miles SSE Dora Bay AK

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 56. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 56 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 53 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 53. Southeast wind 20 to 25 mph becoming southwest in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 53 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers.  Low around 50. Northeast wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers.  High near 53. Northeast wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    High: 53 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers.  Low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, mainly before 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 58 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 56. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tonight
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 53. Southeast wind 20 to 25 mph becoming southwest in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Showers. Low around 50. Northeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday
Showers. High near 53. Northeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
Showers. Low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Showers likely, mainly before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
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Point Forecast:
12 Miles SSE Dora Bay AK
 55.03°N 132.18°W (Elev. 200 ft)
8:57 am AKDT Aug 29, 2015
12pm AKDT Aug 29, 2015-6pm AKDT Sep 4, 2015
 
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