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.

Light Rain and Breezy

49°F

9°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed SE 23 G 32 mph
Barometer 29.66 in (1004.4 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill42°F (6°C)
Last update 11 Feb 11:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

Polk Inlet AK

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Rain.  Low around 43. Southeast wind 25 to 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain

    Low: 43 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers, mainly before noon.  High near 45. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Showers then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 45 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers.  Low around 38. Southeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 38 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers before noon, then rain after noon.  High near 43. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Rain

    High: 43 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Low around 37. Southeast wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain then
    Rain Likely

    Low: 37 °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.  Low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    Low: 37 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

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

    Rain

    High: 44 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 35.

    Rain

    Low: 35 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Rain. Low around 43. Southeast wind 25 to 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Friday
Showers, mainly before noon. High near 45. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Friday Night
Showers. Low around 38. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday
A chance of showers before noon, then rain after noon. High near 43. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Saturday Night
Rain. Low around 37. Southeast wind around 15 mph. 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. Low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Washington's Birthday
Rain. Cloudy, with a high near 44.
Monday Night
Rain. Cloudy, with a low around 35.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 42.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 34.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 41.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 35.
Thursday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
Polk Inlet AK
 55.36°N 132.52°W (Elev. 7 ft)
9:29 pm AKST Feb 11, 2016
12am AKST Feb 12, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 17, 2016
 
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