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Slight risk of severe weather on Monday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center expects a slight risk of severe weather on Monday. The area of greatest concern extends from western Maine to eastern Ohio. The main threats with these storms will be damaging winds and large hail, but an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out.
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Current conditions at

Ketchikan, Ketchikan International Airport (PAKT)

Lat: 55.36°NLon: 131.71°WElev: 89ft.

Overcast

56°F

13°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.7 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 2 Aug 11:53 pm AKDT
Extended Forecast for

9 Miles WNW Point Louise AK

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Scattered showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely after 7pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 54. Northeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, mainly before 7am.  Cloudy, with a high near 61. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 61 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 63 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Scattered showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 65.

    Chance Rain

    High: 65 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely after 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 54. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers likely, mainly before 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 61. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers. Cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 65.
Thursday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 56.
Friday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 65.
Friday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 58.
Saturday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 62.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 58.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.
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Point Forecast:
9 Miles WNW Point Louise AK
 55.59°N 131.08°W (Elev. 397 ft)
6:53 pm AKDT Aug 2, 2015
12am AKDT Aug 3, 2015-6pm AKDT Aug 8, 2015
 
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