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 over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Current conditions at

Ketchikan, Ketchikan International Airport (PAKT)

Lat: 55.5°NLon: -131.04°WElev: 89ft.

Light Rain

49°F

9°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 29.73 in (1006.7 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Wind Chill46°F (8°C)
Last update 10 Feb 12:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles WSW Point Louise AK

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Rain.  High near 44. South wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain

    High: 44 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 35. Southeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 35 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. East wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 41 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Isolated showers before midnight, then rain after midnight.  Low around 36. East wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Cloudy then
    Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain.  High near 41. East wind around 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    High: 41 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain.  Low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain.  High near 37. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    High: 37 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Rain

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 36.

    Rain Likely

    High: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Rain. High near 44. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Tonight
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 35. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
Showers likely before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. East wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Isolated showers before midnight, then rain after midnight. Low around 36. East wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Friday
Rain. High near 41. East wind around 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
Rain. Low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday
Rain. High near 37. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday Night
Rain. Cloudy, with a low around 34.
Sunday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 36.
Sunday Night
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 31.
Washington's Birthday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 35.
Monday Night
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 31.
Tuesday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 33.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles WSW Point Louise AK
 55.5°N 131.04°W (Elev. 1719 ft)
5:35 am AKST Feb 10, 2016
1pm AKST Feb 10, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 16, 2016
 
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