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: 55.6°NLon: -130.98°WElev: 89ft.

Overcast

45°F

7°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed SE 20 mph
Barometer 29.74 in (1007.3 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill37°F (3°C)
Last update 13 Feb 9:53 am AKST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NW Point Louise AK

  • Today

    Today: Showers likely, mainly before noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 44. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 44 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain.  Low around 38. Northeast wind around 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    Low: 38 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 40. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 33. South wind 15 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 33 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Rain.  High near 41. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    High: 41 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain.  Low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain.  High near 40. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    High: 40 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Rain

    Low: 37 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 39.

    Rain Likely

    High: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers likely, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 44. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tonight
Rain. Low around 38. Northeast wind around 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 40. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 33. South wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Washington's Birthday
Rain. High near 41. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Rain. Low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Tuesday
Rain. High near 40. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Rain. Cloudy, with a low around 37.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 39.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 38.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 35.
Friday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 38.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NW Point Louise AK
 55.6°N 130.98°W (Elev. 52 ft)
10:11 am AKST Feb 13, 2016
10am AKST Feb 13, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 19, 2016
 
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