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Heavy Snow from the Wasatch to the Upper Midwest through Friday; Severe storms for Ohio Valley on Friday

A strong weather system will bring heavy snow, gusty winds - with blizzard conditions - to a broad area from the Great Basin to the Upper Midwest through Friday creating treacherous travel conditions. Also, strong winds and dry conditions are creating extreme wildfire threats in the southern Plains. Meanwhile, this system will bring a threat of severe thunderstorms to the Ohio Valley on Friday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ketchikan, Ketchikan International Airport (PAKT)

Lat: 55.36°NLon: 131.71°WElev: 89ft.

Fair

37°F

3°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed N 8 mph
Barometer 30.42 in (1030.2 mb)
Dewpoint 20°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill31°F (-1°C)
Last update 24 Feb 9:53 am AKST
Extended Forecast for

Ketchikan AK

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain likely, mainly after 4am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 36. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Clear then
    Rain Likely

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain, mainly before 1pm.  High near 40. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    High: 40 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 34. Northwest wind 15 to 25 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 40. North wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 43.

    Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain after 10pm, mixing with snow after 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Chance Rain
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain and snow likely, mainly after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 38.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Tonight
Rain likely, mainly after 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 36. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Rain, mainly before 1pm. High near 40. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 34. Northwest wind 15 to 25 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 40. North wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 43.
Monday Night
A chance of rain after 10pm, mixing with snow after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 33.
Tuesday
Rain and snow likely, mainly after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 38.
Tuesday Night
Rain and snow likely, becoming all rain after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 32.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 40.
Wednesday Night
Rain. Cloudy, with a low around 32.
Thursday
Rain. Cloudy, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
Ketchikan AK
 55.34°N 131.67°W (Elev. 0 ft)
4:11 am AKST Feb 24, 2017
11am AKST Feb 24, 2017-6pm AKST Mar 2, 2017
 
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