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.
Read More...

Current conditions at

Ketchikan, Ketchikan International Airport (PAKT)

Lat: 55.86°NLon: -131.5°WElev: 89ft.

Rain Fog/Mist

47°F

8°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 29.70 in (1005.7 mb)
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Wind Chill43°F (6°C)
Last update 12 Feb 2:53 am AKST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles SSE Bell Island Hot Springs AK

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Rain.  Low around 35. East wind around 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain before noon, then scattered showers after noon.  High near 37. South wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 37 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain showers likely before midnight, then rain and snow showers.  Low around 32. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers likely before noon, then rain and snow showers.  High near 35. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely then
    Rain/Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain and snow.  Low around 30. Southeast wind around 15 mph becoming east in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain/Snow

    Low: 30 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow before noon, then rain.  High near 36. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow then
    Rain

    High: 36 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain before midnight, then rain and snow.  Low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain then
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 30 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Rain and snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 35.

    Rain/Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 28.

    Snow

    Low: 28 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Rain. Low around 35. East wind around 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Friday
Rain before noon, then scattered showers after noon. High near 37. South wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Friday Night
Rain showers likely before midnight, then rain and snow showers. Low around 32. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday
Snow showers likely before noon, then rain and snow showers. High near 35. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday Night
Rain and snow. Low around 30. Southeast wind around 15 mph becoming east in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Snow before noon, then rain. High near 36. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
Rain before midnight, then rain and snow. Low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Washington's Birthday
Rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 35.
Monday Night
Snow. Cloudy, with a low around 28.
Tuesday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 32.
Tuesday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 27.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Thursday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 31.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
6 Miles SSE Bell Island Hot Springs AK
 55.86°N 131.5°W (Elev. 2099 ft)
9:29 pm AKST Feb 11, 2016
3am AKST Feb 12, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 18, 2016
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database