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Remnants of Erika bringing heavy rain to Florida

Tropical moisture associated with the remnants of Tropical Storm Erika will produce heavy rain across parts of Florida on Monday, creating the potential for flash flooding. Flood Watches and Warnings are in effect for parts of the state. Heavy rain could also lead to flash flooding across parts of the Carolinas. Remember, if you see a flooded roadway, Turn Around, Don't Drown!
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Current conditions at

Ketchikan, Ketchikan International Airport (PAKT)

Lat: 55.36°NLon: 131.71°WElev: 89ft.

Light Rain

52°F

11°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 29.55 in (1000.7 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill49°F (9°C)
Last update 31 Aug 8:53 am AKDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NE Ward Cove AK

  • Today

    Today: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  High near 54. Northeast wind around 15 mph becoming southwest in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    High: 54 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 45. Southwest wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, mainly before 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 57 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 59 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 60.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. High near 54. Northeast wind around 15 mph becoming southwest in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 45. Southwest wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Showers likely, mainly before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Sunday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 57.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NE Ward Cove AK
 55.45°N 131.65°W (Elev. 400 ft)
8:34 am AKDT Aug 31, 2015
9am AKDT Aug 31, 2015-6pm AKDT Sep 6, 2015
 
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