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: -132.52°WElev: 89ft.

Fair

51°F

11°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed Vrbl 5 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1012.3 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill49°F (9°C)
Last update 11 Feb 1:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

Polk Inlet AK

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. Southeast wind around 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 49 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain.  Low around 44. Southeast wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain Likely
    then Rain

    Low: 44 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain.  High near 48. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 48 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain.  Low around 39. Southeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    Low: 39 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain, mainly after noon.  High near 44. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain

    High: 44 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain then
    Rain Likely

    Low: 40 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 43. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 43 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  Cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 37 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 44.

    Rain

    High: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. Southeast wind around 15 mph.
Tonight
Rain. Low around 44. Southeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Friday
Rain. High near 48. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Rain. Low around 39. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday
Rain, mainly after noon. High near 44. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday Night
Rain. Low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 43. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Cloudy, with a low around 37.
Washington's Birthday
Rain. Cloudy, with a high near 44.
Monday Night
Rain. Cloudy, with a low around 39.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 42.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 39.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
Polk Inlet AK
 55.36°N 132.52°W (Elev. 7 ft)
1:34 pm AKST Feb 11, 2016
2pm AKST Feb 11, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 17, 2016
 
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