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: 55.89°NLon: -131.64°WElev: 89ft.

A Few Clouds

51°F

11°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1015.1 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill48°F (9°C)
Last update 11 Feb 11:53 am AKST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SW Bell Island Hot Springs AK

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 43. East wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain, mainly after midnight.  Low around 39. Northeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain

    Low: 39 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain.  High near 44. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 44 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain.  Low around 38. East wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    Low: 38 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 40. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 40 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    Low: 37 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 41. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    High: 41 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  Cloudy, with a low around 35.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 38.

    Rain

    High: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 43. East wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Rain, mainly after midnight. Low around 39. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Friday
Rain. High near 44. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Rain. Low around 38. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 40. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Rain. Low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Rain. High near 41. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Cloudy, with a low around 35.
Washington's Birthday
Rain. Cloudy, with a high near 38.
Monday Night
Rain. Cloudy, with a low around 35.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 37.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 35.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SW Bell Island Hot Springs AK
 55.89°N 131.64°W (Elev. 348 ft)
11:29 am AKST Feb 11, 2016
12pm AKST Feb 11, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 17, 2016
 
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