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Severe Thunderstorms & Heavy Rain in the Plains/Midwest; Clouds and Rain Threaten Eclipse Viewing for Some

While much of the nation observes today's eclipse, clouds threaten to obscure the view in parts of the Plains, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, and Southeast states. The weather could be more than just a nuisance in the north-central Plains and Midwest where scattered severe storms are possible this afternoon and evening. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, and flash floods are possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ketchikan, Ketchikan International Airport (PAKT)

Lat: 55.36°NLon: 131.71°WElev: 89ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

59°F

15°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed SE 16 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.7 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Last update 21 Aug 3:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

12 Miles ESE Point Louise AK

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Rain.  High near 53. South wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain

    High: 53 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain.  Low around 50. Southeast wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 50 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 53. South wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 53 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain before 7pm, then showers likely, mainly between 7pm and 10pm.  Low around 43. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain then
    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 43 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely, mainly after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Southwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 47 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 41 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 49 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 42 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain likely, mainly after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50.

    Rain Likely

    High: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Rain. High near 53. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Tonight
Rain. Low around 50. Southeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 53. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Tuesday Night
Rain before 7pm, then showers likely, mainly between 7pm and 10pm. Low around 43. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday
Showers likely, mainly after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Friday
Rain likely, mainly after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50.
Friday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 46.
Saturday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 58.
Saturday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 49.
Sunday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58.
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Point Forecast:
12 Miles ESE Point Louise AK
 55.49°N 130.56°W (Elev. 3599 ft)
4:30 am AKDT Aug 21, 2017
12pm AKDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm AKDT Aug 27, 2017
 
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