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 over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Current conditions at

Ketchikan, Ketchikan International Airport (PAKT)

Lat: 55.34°NLon: -131.67°WElev: 89ft.

Overcast

48°F

9°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1018.5 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 11 Feb 3:53 am AKST
Extended Forecast for

Ketchikan International Airport AK

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Scattered showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 41. Southeast wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 41 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Scattered showers before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Southeast wind around 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 47 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain, mainly after midnight.  Low around 43. Southeast wind around 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Rain

    Low: 43 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain.  High near 45. Southeast wind 20 to 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain then
    Rain Likely

    High: 45 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 39. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 39 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain likely, mainly before noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 42 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain

    Low: 39 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 43.

    Rain

    High: 43 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Rain

    Low: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Scattered showers. Cloudy, with a low around 41. Southeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
Scattered showers before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Southeast wind around 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
Rain, mainly after midnight. Low around 43. Southeast wind around 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Friday
Rain. High near 45. Southeast wind 20 to 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Friday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 39. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Rain likely, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Rain. Low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday
Rain. Cloudy, with a high near 43.
Sunday Night
Rain. Cloudy, with a low around 38.
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Rain. Cloudy, with a high near 42.
Monday Night
Rain. Cloudy, with a low around 37.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 43.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
Ketchikan International Airport AK
 55.34°N 131.67°W (Elev. 0 ft)
12:12 am AKST Feb 11, 2016
4am AKST Feb 11, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 17, 2016
 
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