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 over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Current conditions at

Ketchikan, Ketchikan International Airport (PAKT)

Lat: 55.95°NLon: -131.8°WElev: 89ft.

Overcast

48°F

9°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1018.2 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 11 Feb 12:53 am AKST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Yes Bay AK

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Scattered showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 36. Southeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 36 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Scattered showers before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 43 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain after midnight.  Low around 37. Northeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Rain

    Low: 37 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain.  High near 42. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    High: 42 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 36. Northeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain likely, mainly before noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 38 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 37.

    Rain

    High: 37 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Rain

    Low: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Scattered showers. Cloudy, with a low around 36. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
Scattered showers before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
Rain after midnight. Low around 37. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Friday
Rain. High near 42. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 36. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Rain likely, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Rain. Low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday
Rain. Cloudy, with a high near 37.
Sunday Night
Rain. Cloudy, with a low around 33.
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Rain. Cloudy, with a high near 37.
Monday Night
Rain. Cloudy, with a low around 33.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 35.
Tuesday Night
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Yes Bay AK
 55.95°N 131.8°W (Elev. 941 ft)
12:12 am AKST Feb 11, 2016
1am AKST Feb 11, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 17, 2016
 
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