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Severe thunderstorms possible for central and southern Plains Wednesday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening from central Texas northward to southern Nebraska. Very large hail is the main threat, although damaging winds and a tornado or two cannot be ruled out.
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Current conditions at

Ketchikan, Ketchikan International Airport (PAKT)

Lat: 55.36°NLon: 131.71°WElev: 89ft.

Mostly Cloudy

49°F

9°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 30.19 in (1022.5 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill46°F (8°C)
Last update 6 May 6:53 am AKDT

Extended Forecast

  • Today

    Patchy Fog

    Patchy
    Fog

    High: 59 °F

  • Tonight

    Increasing Clouds

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 42 °F

  • Thursday

    Decreasing Clouds

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 59 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Friday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Rain Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Rain
    Likely

    Low: 43 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Rain

    High: 56 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Rain

    Chance
    Rain

    Low: 43 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Rain

    Chance
    Rain

    High: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy fog before 1pm. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 59. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 42. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 59. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the morning.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Sunday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Monday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Tuesday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
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Point Forecast:
12 Miles ESE Naukati Bay AK
 55.84°N 132.89°W (Elev. 249 ft)
7:04 am AKDT May 6, 2015
8am AKDT May 6, 2015-6pm AKDT May 12, 2015
 
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