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A page depicting all of the new icon images can be accessed here: www.weather.gov/forecast-icons

Changes to the icons were based on analysis of 6,700 public comments collected in 2014. Also, many of these changes are based on the results of a research project led by the National Center for Atmospheric Research.

Users are encouraged to continue to provide comments regarding these changes via email at icons@noaa.gov. NWS will continue to analyze incoming feedback and refine the icons as necessary. Any substantial change to the icons will be facilitated through the NWS public comment/review process.

Dangerous heat continues across parts of the Pacific Northwest

Unusually hot weather will persist through Friday afternoon across parts of the Pacific Northwest, with high temperatures in the 90s to around 100 degrees in many locations. Heat Advisories and Excessive Heat Warnings are in effect across the region. Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside, and know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
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Current conditions at

Ketchikan, Ketchikan International Airport (PAKT)

Lat: 55.36°NLon: 131.71°WElev: 89ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

58°F

14°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed SE 14 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1018.5 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Last update 30 Jul 8:53 pm AKDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles E Ketchikan AK

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southeast wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 54 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 58. South wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 58 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Isolated showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 59. West wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 61.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 53 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 65.

    Chance Rain

    High: 65 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
Scattered showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 58. South wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
Isolated showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 59. West wind around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Monday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Tuesday
A chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles E Ketchikan AK
 55.36°N 131.61°W (Elev. 1023 ft)
4:58 pm AKDT Jul 30, 2015
9pm AKDT Jul 30, 2015-6pm AKDT Aug 6, 2015
 
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