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: 55.51°NLon: -130.98°WElev: 89ft.

Overcast

51°F

11°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 29.71 in (1006.1 mb)
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill48°F (9°C)
Last update 11 Feb 7:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles WSW Point Louise AK

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain, mainly after midnight.  Low around 37. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain

    Low: 37 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain before noon, then scattered showers after noon.  High near 41. East wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 41 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 34. East wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 34 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers.  High near 42. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    High: 42 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Low around 34. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 42. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    High: 42 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain.  Low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain

    Low: 34 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 43.

    Rain

    High: 43 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 35.

    Rain

    Low: 35 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Rain, mainly after midnight. Low around 37. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Friday
Rain before noon, then scattered showers after noon. High near 41. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Friday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 34. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Showers. High near 42. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday Night
Rain. Low around 34. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday
Rain. High near 42. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Rain. Low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Washington's Birthday
Rain. Cloudy, with a high near 43.
Monday Night
Rain. Cloudy, with a low around 35.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 41.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 35.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Thursday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 39.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles WSW Point Louise AK
 55.51°N 130.98°W (Elev. 0 ft)
8:27 pm AKST Feb 11, 2016
8pm AKST Feb 11, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 18, 2016
 
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