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: 55.36°NLon: -131.61°WElev: 89ft.

Light Rain

42°F

6°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 29.83 in (1010.2 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Wind Chill38°F (3°C)
Last update 12 Feb 10:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles E Ketchikan AK

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers, mainly after midnight.  Low around 37. Southeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 37 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers before noon, then rain after noon.  High near 38. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Rain

    High: 38 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Low around 34. Southeast wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 40. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers.  Low around 35. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 35 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Showers.  High near 39. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 39 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 32 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 37.

    Rain Likely

    High: 37 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 31.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 31 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers, mainly after midnight. Low around 37. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday
Scattered showers before noon, then rain after noon. High near 38. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Saturday Night
Rain. Low around 34. Southeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 40. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday Night
Showers. Low around 35. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Washington's Birthday
Showers. High near 39. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 37.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 31.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 35.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Thursday
A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 36.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a low around 32.
Friday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 36.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles E Ketchikan AK
 55.36°N 131.61°W (Elev. 1023 ft)
9:26 pm AKST Feb 12, 2016
11pm AKST Feb 12, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 19, 2016
 
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