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: 55.34°NLon: -131.67°WElev: 89ft.

Rain Fog/Mist

45°F

7°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed SE 12 mph
Barometer 29.82 in (1009.8 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Wind Chill39°F (4°C)
Last update 13 Feb 2:53 am AKST
Extended Forecast for

Ketchikan AK

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers.  Low around 43. Southeast wind around 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 43 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers before noon, then rain after noon.  High near 44. Southeast wind 20 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Rain

    High: 44 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Low around 36. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 43. Southeast wind around 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 43 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers.  Low around 40. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Showers.  High near 43. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 43 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 36 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 44.

    Rain Likely

    High: 44 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers. Low around 43. Southeast wind around 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday
Scattered showers before noon, then rain after noon. High near 44. Southeast wind 20 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Saturday Night
Rain. Low around 36. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 43. Southeast wind around 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Showers. Low around 40. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Washington's Birthday
Showers. High near 43. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 44.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 37.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 42.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 42.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 37.
Friday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
Ketchikan AK
 55.34°N 131.67°W (Elev. 0 ft)
9:26 pm AKST Feb 12, 2016
3am AKST Feb 13, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 19, 2016
 
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