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.

Overcast

46°F

8°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 29.82 in (1009.9 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill43°F (6°C)
Last update 12 Feb 4:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SW Bell Island Hot Springs AK

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers

    High: 41 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers after midnight.  Low around 37. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Cloudy then
    Showers

    Low: 37 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers before noon, then rain likely after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 38. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light east.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Rain Likely

    High: 38 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Low around 35. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 41. Southwest wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 41 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Showers.  High near 39. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 39 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 32.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 32 °F

  • Tuesday

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

    Rain Likely

    High: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Showers after midnight. Low around 37. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday
Scattered showers before noon, then rain likely after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 38. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light east. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Rain. Low around 35. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 41. Southwest wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday Night
Showers. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Washington's Birthday
Showers. High near 39. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 32.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 37.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 31.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Thursday
A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 36.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 32.
Friday
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, 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)
5:05 pm AKST Feb 12, 2016
5pm AKST Feb 12, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 19, 2016
 
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