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: 55.46°NLon: -130.86°WElev: 89ft.

Rain Fog/Mist

43°F

6°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed SE 12 mph
Barometer 29.82 in (1009.9 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Wind Chill37°F (3°C)
Last update 12 Feb 8:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles S Point Louise AK

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers, mainly after midnight.  Low around 37. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Showers

    Low: 37 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers before noon, then rain likely after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 38. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Rain Likely

    High: 38 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Low around 35. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 41. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 41 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 35. Northeast wind 15 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Showers.  High near 39. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 39 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

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

    Rain Likely

    High: 37 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers, mainly after midnight. Low around 37. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday
Scattered showers before noon, then rain likely after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 38. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Rain. Low around 35. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 41. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday Night
Showers. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 35. Northeast wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Washington's Birthday
Showers. High near 39. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
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 37.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 36.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 33.
Friday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 37.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles S Point Louise AK
 55.46°N 130.86°W (Elev. 604 ft)
9:26 pm AKST Feb 12, 2016
9pm AKST Feb 12, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 19, 2016
 
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