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: 55.71°NLon: -132.62°WElev: 89ft.

Overcast

51°F

11°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 29.82 in (1009.8 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill48°F (9°C)
Last update 11 Feb 3:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles WNW Thorne Bay AK

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Cloudy, with a high near 48. East wind around 10 mph.

    Cloudy

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain.  Low around 42. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain Likely
    then Rain

    Low: 42 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers, mainly before noon.  High near 43. Southeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Showers then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 43 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers.  Low around 36. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers before noon, then rain after noon.  High near 43. Southeast wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Rain

    High: 43 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain then
    Rain Likely

    Low: 35 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 42. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    High: 42 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Rain

    Low: 34 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 43.

    Rain

    High: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Cloudy, with a high near 48. East wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Rain. Low around 42. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Friday
Showers, mainly before noon. High near 43. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Friday Night
Showers. Low around 36. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday
A chance of showers before noon, then rain after noon. High near 43. Southeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Saturday Night
Rain. Low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Rain. High near 42. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
Rain. Cloudy, with a low around 34.
Washington's Birthday
Rain. Cloudy, with a high near 43.
Monday Night
Rain. Cloudy, with a low around 33.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 41.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 33.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles WNW Thorne Bay AK
 55.71°N 132.62°W (Elev. 194 ft)
4:05 pm AKST Feb 11, 2016
4pm AKST Feb 11, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 17, 2016
 
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