Wintry weather for Midwest, Ohio Valley; Bitter cold for Northeast

A bitterly cold airmass has invaded the eastern U.S this weekend bringing the coldest temperatures of the season. Gusty winds will combine with these cold temperatures to create dangerous wind chills well below zero in many parts of the Northeast. Meanwhile, a developing storm in the Plains will bring wintry precipitation to the Midwest and Ohio Valley on Sunday.
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Current conditions at

Ketchikan, Ketchikan International Airport (PAKT)

Lat: 55.62°NLon: -131.51°WElev: 89ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

42°F

6°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed SE 15 mph
Barometer 29.72 in (1006.4 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Wind Chill34°F (1°C)
Last update 14 Feb 2:53 am AKST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles E Loring AK

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers.  Low around 35. Northeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 35 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers.  High near 40. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 35. South wind 10 to 20 mph becoming northeast in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Showers likely, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 39 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain before midnight, then snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Low around 32. Southwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain then
    Heavy Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain and snow, becoming all rain after noon. The rain and snow could be heavy at times.  High near 37. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain/Snow
    then Heavy
    Rain

    High: 37 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 33 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 36.

    Chance Rain

    High: 36 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers. Low around 35. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Showers. High near 40. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 35. South wind 10 to 20 mph becoming northeast in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Washington's Birthday
Showers likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Rain before midnight, then snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 32. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Tuesday
Rain and snow, becoming all rain after noon. The rain and snow could be heavy at times. High near 37. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday Night
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 36.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Thursday
A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 35.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 32.
Friday
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 36.
Friday Night
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Saturday
Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles E Loring AK
 55.62°N 131.51°W (Elev. 876 ft)
9:32 pm AKST Feb 13, 2016
3am AKST Feb 14, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 20, 2016
 
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