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Thunderstorms possible across parts of Midwest, Southeast, Interior West on Friday

Thunderstorms are possible Friday across parts of the Midwest, Southeast and Interior West. Thunderstorms that develop in these areas should remain below severe limits, with the possible exception of northeastern North Dakota into northern Minnesota, where there is a Marginal Risk of severe thunderstorms on Friday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ketchikan, Ketchikan International Airport (PAKT)

Lat: 55.36°NLon: 131.71°WElev: 89ft.

Rain Fog/Mist

57°F

14°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed SE 15 mph
Barometer 29.76 in (1007.9 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Last update 27 Aug 8:53 pm AKDT
Extended Forecast for

Loring AK

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 55. Southeast wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 58. Southwest wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 58 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 52. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 52 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers.  High near 53. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    High: 53 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers.  Low around 51. Northeast wind around 10 mph becoming southwest in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 54. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain

    High: 54 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain.  Low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    Low: 50 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 54.

    Rain

    High: 54 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 55. Southeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Friday
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 58. Southwest wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Friday Night
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 52. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Saturday
Showers. High near 53. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday Night
Showers. Low around 51. Northeast wind around 10 mph becoming southwest in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Rain. High near 54. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday Night
Rain. Low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday
Rain. Cloudy, with a high near 54.
Monday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 48.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 57.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 48.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
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Point Forecast:
Loring AK
 55.58°N 131.62°W (Elev. 200 ft)
2:44 pm AKDT Aug 27, 2015
9pm AKDT Aug 27, 2015-6pm AKDT Sep 3, 2015
 
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