Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Current conditions at

Ketchikan, Ketchikan International Airport (PAKT)

Lat: 55.03°NLon: -132.18°WElev: 89ft.

Overcast

46°F

8°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 29.82 in (1009.8 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill43°F (6°C)
Last update 12 Feb 2:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

12 Miles SSE Dora Bay AK

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers after midnight.  Low around 42. Southwest wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Cloudy then
    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers before noon, then rain after noon.  High near 42. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Rain

    High: 42 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Low around 39. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    Low: 39 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 44. Southwest wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    High: 44 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 37 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Showers.  High near 44. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Showers

    High: 44 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 42.

    Rain Likely

    High: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Showers after midnight. Low around 42. Southwest wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday
Scattered showers before noon, then rain after noon. High near 42. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Saturday Night
Rain. Low around 39. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Rain. High near 44. Southwest wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Washington's Birthday
Showers. High near 44. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 33.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 42.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 33.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 42.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 33.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
12 Miles SSE Dora Bay AK
 55.03°N 132.18°W (Elev. 200 ft)
3:24 pm AKST Feb 12, 2016
3pm AKST Feb 12, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 18, 2016
 
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