Severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain possible for portions of the plains

A stationary front will keep scattered showers and thunderstorms in the forecast today and Thursday for much of the plains. Some thunderstorms may be severe today across portions of the central/northern High Plains. Atrong storms are also possible in northern New England today. Hot temperatures will continue across portions of the Desert Southwest and Inter-mountain West.
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Current conditions at

Ketchikan, Ketchikan International Airport (PAKT)

Lat: 55.36°NLon: 131.71°WElev: 89ft.

Partly Cloudy

63°F

17°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed N 13 mph
Barometer 30.16 in (1021.4 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Jun 9:53 am AKDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NW Point Louise AK

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 69 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely after 10pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 53. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 53 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Northeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 64 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Scattered showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 69. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 69 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 67 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 52.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 52 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 67.

    Rain Likely

    High: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely after 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 53. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 69. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 52.
Sunday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 67.
Sunday Night
Rain likely, mainly before 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 52.
Independence Day
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 66.
Monday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 54.
Tuesday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 66.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NW Point Louise AK
 55.6°N 130.98°W (Elev. 52 ft)
3:58 am AKDT Jun 29, 2016
10am AKDT Jun 29, 2016-6pm AKDT Jul 5, 2016
 
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