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: 55.53°NLon: -130.77°WElev: 89ft.

Fair

51°F

11°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed Vrbl 5 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1012.3 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill49°F (9°C)
Last update 11 Feb 1:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles ESE Point Louise AK

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 43. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers

    High: 43 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain, mainly after midnight.  Low around 38. East wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain

    Low: 38 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain.  High near 44. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 44 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 38. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 38 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 40. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 40 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain

    Low: 37 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 40. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  Cloudy, with a low around 35.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 38.

    Rain

    High: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 43. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Rain, mainly after midnight. Low around 38. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Friday
Rain. High near 44. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 38. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 40. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Rain. Low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday
Rain. High near 40. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Cloudy, with a low around 35.
Washington's Birthday
Rain. Cloudy, with a high near 38.
Monday Night
Rain. Cloudy, with a low around 37.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 37.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 37.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 37.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles ESE Point Louise AK
 55.53°N 130.77°W (Elev. 508 ft)
1:34 pm AKST Feb 11, 2016
2pm AKST Feb 11, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 17, 2016
 
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