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: -131.56°WElev: 89ft.

Overcast

43°F

6°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 29.79 in (1008.8 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill40°F (4°C)
Last update 12 Feb 6:53 am AKST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles E Loring AK

  • Today

    Today: Showers.  High near 49. Southwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 49 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely, mainly after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 38. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 38 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers before noon, then rain after noon.  High near 43. Southeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 43 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Low around 35. Southeast wind around 15 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 43. South wind around 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    High: 43 °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.  High near 43. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain

    High: 43 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Rain

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 42.

    Rain Likely

    High: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers. High near 49. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tonight
Showers likely, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 38. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Showers before noon, then rain after noon. High near 43. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Rain. Low around 35. Southeast wind around 15 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Rain. High near 43. South wind around 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Rain. Low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Washington's Birthday
Rain. High near 43. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Monday Night
Rain. Cloudy, with a low around 33.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 42.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 33.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 40.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles E Loring AK
 55.6°N 131.56°W (Elev. 164 ft)
5:22 am AKST Feb 12, 2016
7am AKST Feb 12, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 18, 2016
 
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