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Heavy rain could lead to flash flooding for parts of Upper Midwest, Four Corners region

Showers and thunderstorms are expected across parts of the Upper Midwest on Friday. Heavy rain from these storms could lead to isolated flash flooding. Heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding across parts of Upper Midwest and Four Corners region. Isolated flash flooding is also possible across parts of the Four Corners region and Desert Southwest. Remember, Turn Around, Don't Drown!
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Current conditions at

Ketchikan, Ketchikan International Airport (PAKT)

Lat: 55.36°NLon: 131.71°WElev: 89ft.

Fair

58°F

14°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1019.8 mb)
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 4 Sep 9:53 am AKDT
Extended Forecast for

12 Miles SSE Dora Bay AK

  • Today

    Today: Patchy fog before 1pm.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 60. Light northeast wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog

    High: 60 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain likely, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 52. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Rain Likely

    Low: 52 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain.  High near 56. Southwest wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 56 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers.  Low around 52. Southwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 57. Northeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 57 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Scattered showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Labor
    Day

    Labor Day: Rain.  High near 57. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    High: 57 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  Cloudy, with a low around 52.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 59.

    Rain Likely

    High: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy fog before 1pm. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 60. Light northeast wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Rain likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 52. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Rain. High near 56. Southwest wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers. Low around 52. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 57. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Scattered showers. Cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Labor Day
Rain. High near 57. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Cloudy, with a low around 52.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 59.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 51.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Thursday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.
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Point Forecast:
12 Miles SSE Dora Bay AK
 55.03°N 132.18°W (Elev. 200 ft)
6:14 am AKDT Sep 4, 2015
10am AKDT Sep 4, 2015-6pm AKDT Sep 10, 2015
 
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