Significant Storm Systems To Impact Both The Northern Plains and The Carolinas

A strong low pressure system will bring very strong winds and blizzard conditions to portions of the Northern Plains today into tonight. Winds gusting over 60 mph at times may cause whiteout conditions. A second low pressure system is forecast to intensify rapidly off the U.S east coast bringing strong winds, heavy rainfall, and coastal flooding to the Carolina's.
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Current conditions at

Ketchikan, Ketchikan International Airport (PAKT)

Lat: 55.4°NLon: -131.68°WElev: 89ft.

Light Rain and Breezy

39°F

4°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed SE 23 G 29 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1018.9 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill28°F (-2°C)
Last update 7 Feb 3:53 am AKST
Extended Forecast for

Ward Cove AK

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Rain and snow.  Low around 35. Southeast wind around 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Rain/Snow

    Low: 35 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain and snow, becoming all rain after noon.  High near 39. Southeast wind 15 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    then Rain

    High: 39 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 37. Southeast wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 37 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 44. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 44 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 39. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.

    Chance Rain

    High: 47 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain likely, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 40 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.

    Rain Likely

    High: 45 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Rain and snow. Low around 35. Southeast wind around 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Sunday
Rain and snow, becoming all rain after noon. High near 39. Southeast wind 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 37. Southeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Monday
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 44. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 39. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 38.
Thursday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Friday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41.
Friday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Saturday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
Ward Cove AK
 55.4°N 131.68°W (Elev. 797 ft)
7:30 pm AKST Feb 6, 2016
4am AKST Feb 7, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 13, 2016
 
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