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: 55.55°NLon: -130.61°WElev: 89ft.

A Few Clouds

51°F

11°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1015.1 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill48°F (9°C)
Last update 11 Feb 11:53 am AKST
Extended Forecast for

10 Miles E Point Louise AK

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 38. East wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers

    High: 38 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow, mainly after midnight.  Low around 32. East wind 20 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain and snow.  High near 37. South wind 20 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Rain/Snow

    High: 37 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of rain and snow before midnight, then snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 29. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Snow
    Likely

    Low: 29 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 32. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 32 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow.  Low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Snow

    Low: 27 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow.  High near 31. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Snow

    High: 31 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Heavy Snow

    Low: 25 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 28.

    Snow

    High: 28 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 38. East wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Snow, mainly after midnight. Low around 32. East wind 20 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday
Rain and snow. High near 37. South wind 20 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Friday Night
A chance of rain and snow before midnight, then snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 29. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 32. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Snow. Low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Snow. High near 31. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Cloudy, with a low around 25.
Washington's Birthday
Snow. Cloudy, with a high near 28.
Monday Night
Snow. Cloudy, with a low around 25.
Tuesday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 27.
Tuesday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 25.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 26.
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Point Forecast:
10 Miles E Point Louise AK
 55.55°N 130.61°W (Elev. 3998 ft)
11:29 am AKST Feb 11, 2016
12pm AKST Feb 11, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 17, 2016
 
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