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: 55.55°NLon: -130.61°WElev: 89ft.

Overcast

48°F

9°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1018.2 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 11 Feb 12:53 am AKST
Extended Forecast for

10 Miles E Point Louise AK

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Scattered rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Southeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Isolated snow showers before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. East wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 37 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Snow after midnight.  Low around 32. East wind 20 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain and snow.  High near 37. South wind 20 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain/Snow

    High: 37 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 30. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Snow Likely

    Low: 30 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow likely, mainly before noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 32 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow.  Low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Snow

    Low: 27 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 30.

    Snow

    High: 30 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Snow

    Low: 24 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Scattered rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
Isolated snow showers before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. East wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Snow after midnight. Low around 32. East wind 20 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Friday
Rain and snow. High near 37. South wind 20 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 30. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Snow likely, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Snow. Low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday
Snow. Cloudy, with a high near 30.
Sunday Night
Snow. Cloudy, with a low around 24.
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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. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
10 Miles E Point Louise AK
 55.55°N 130.61°W (Elev. 3998 ft)
12:12 am AKST Feb 11, 2016
1am AKST Feb 11, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 17, 2016
 
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