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: 55.95°NLon: -131.8°WElev: 89ft.

Overcast

43°F

6°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 29.79 in (1008.8 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill40°F (4°C)
Last update 12 Feb 6:53 am AKST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Yes Bay AK

  • Today

    Today: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 45. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 45 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely, mainly after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 34. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 34 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers before noon, then rain likely after noon.  High near 37. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light east.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 37 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Low around 33. East wind 15 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    Low: 33 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 38. East wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    High: 38 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain.  Low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain

    Low: 34 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Rain.  High near 38. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain

    High: 38 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain before midnight, then snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 31.

    Rain then
    Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain and snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 36.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 45. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tonight
Showers likely, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 34. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers before noon, then rain likely after noon. High near 37. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light east. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Rain. Low around 33. East wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Rain. High near 38. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Rain. Low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Washington's Birthday
Rain. High near 38. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Monday Night
Rain before midnight, then snow. Cloudy, with a low around 31.
Tuesday
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 36.
Tuesday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 30.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 34.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Thursday
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 34.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Yes Bay AK
 55.95°N 131.8°W (Elev. 941 ft)
5:22 am AKST Feb 12, 2016
7am AKST Feb 12, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 18, 2016
 
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