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: 55.59°NLon: -131.52°WElev: 89ft.

Overcast

50°F

10°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 29.77 in (1008.3 mb)
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill46°F (8°C)
Last update 11 Feb 5:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles ESE Loring AK

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain, mainly after midnight.  Low around 37. East wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain

    Low: 37 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers, mainly before noon.  High near 40. East wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Showers then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 40 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers.  Low around 35. East wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 35 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers.  High near 38. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Showers

    High: 38 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Low around 33. Southwest wind 20 to 25 mph becoming northeast in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    Low: 33 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 38. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    High: 38 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain.  Low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    Low: 34 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

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

    Rain

    High: 38 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 31.

    Rain

    Low: 31 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Rain, mainly after midnight. Low around 37. East wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Friday
Showers, mainly before noon. High near 40. East wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Friday Night
Showers. Low around 35. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday
Showers. High near 38. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Saturday Night
Rain. Low around 33. Southwest wind 20 to 25 mph becoming northeast in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Rain. High near 38. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Rain. Low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Washington's Birthday
Rain. Cloudy, with a high near 38.
Monday Night
Rain. Cloudy, with a low around 31.
Tuesday
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 36.
Tuesday Night
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 30.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 34.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Thursday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 34.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles ESE Loring AK
 55.59°N 131.52°W (Elev. 1197 ft)
5:30 pm AKST Feb 11, 2016
6pm AKST Feb 11, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 18, 2016
 
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