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: 55.43°NLon: -130.84°WElev: 89ft.

Overcast

47°F

8°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed SE 13 mph
Barometer 29.82 in (1009.7 mb)
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill41°F (5°C)
Last update 12 Feb 12:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles SSE Point Louise AK

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 44 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely, mainly after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 36. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely before noon, then rain likely after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 39. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 39 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Low around 35. East wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 40. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain.  Low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Rain.  High near 39. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain

    High: 39 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Rain

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 37.

    Rain Likely

    High: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Showers likely, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 36. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers likely before noon, then rain likely after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 39. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Rain. Low around 35. East wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday
Rain. High near 40. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Rain. Low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Washington's Birthday
Rain. High near 39. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Monday Night
Rain. Cloudy, with a low around 33.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 37.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 33.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 36.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 36.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles SSE Point Louise AK
 55.43°N 130.84°W (Elev. 666 ft)
10:45 am AKST Feb 12, 2016
1pm AKST Feb 12, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 18, 2016
 
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