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: 55.62°NLon: -131.51°WElev: 89ft.

Light Rain

46°F

8°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed SE 13 mph
Barometer 29.82 in (1009.7 mb)
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Wind Chill40°F (4°C)
Last update 12 Feb 10:53 am AKST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles E Loring AK

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 45 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely, mainly after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 36. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers before noon, then rain after noon.  High near 38. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 38 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Low around 34. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 39. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain

    High: 39 °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 39. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain

    High: 39 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain before midnight, then rain and snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 31.

    Rain then
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain and snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 37.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
Showers likely, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 36. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Showers before noon, then rain after noon. High near 38. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Rain. Low around 34. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Rain. High near 39. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday Night
Rain. Low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Washington's Birthday
Rain. High near 39. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Monday Night
Rain before midnight, then rain and snow. Cloudy, with a low around 31.
Tuesday
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 37.
Tuesday Night
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 31.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 35.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Thursday
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 35.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles E Loring AK
 55.62°N 131.51°W (Elev. 876 ft)
10:45 am AKST Feb 12, 2016
11am AKST Feb 12, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 18, 2016
 
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