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Significant winter storm to bring heavy snow and ice from the Plains to the upper Midwest, Great Lakes and New England

A strong low pressure system will bring heavy snow, ice, and strong winds from the Plains to the upper Midwest, and western Great Lakes through tonight. Treacherous travel conditions are expected. Wintry precipitation will expand into portions of New England Tuesday into Tuesday night. An inclement pattern will also persist from northern California to the Pacific Northwest into the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ketchikan, Ketchikan International Airport (PAKT)

Lat: 55.36°NLon: 131.71°WElev: 89ft.

Mostly Cloudy

38°F

3°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1012.9 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill32°F (0°C)
Last update 22 Jan 2:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NNE Bell Island Hot Springs AK

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Rain and snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 35. Northeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 35 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered rain and snow showers before midnight, then a slight chance of snow showers between midnight and 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. East wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Rain/Snow
    then Isolated
    Snow Showers

    Low: 28 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Scattered rain and snow showers after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Partly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    Rain/Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain and snow showers likely before 9pm, then snow showers between 9pm and midnight, then rain and snow showers after midnight.  Low around 31. Northeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain/Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain and snow showers likely, mainly before 9am.  Cloudy, with a high near 34. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Cloudy

    High: 34 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Scattered rain and snow showers before midnight, then snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Scattered
    Rain/Snow
    then Snow
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 27 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of snow before 9am.  Cloudy, with a high near 32.

    Chance Snow
    then Cloudy

    High: 32 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of snow after 9pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 25 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 34.

    Chance Snow

    High: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Rain and snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 35. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Scattered rain and snow showers before midnight, then a slight chance of snow showers between midnight and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. East wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Scattered rain and snow showers after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Rain and snow showers likely before 9pm, then snow showers between 9pm and midnight, then rain and snow showers after midnight. Low around 31. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday
Rain and snow showers likely, mainly before 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 34. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
Scattered rain and snow showers before midnight, then snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of snow before 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 32.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow after 9pm. Cloudy, with a low around 25.
Friday
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 34.
Friday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Saturday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 35.
Saturday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 22.
Sunday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 34.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NNE Bell Island Hot Springs AK
 56°N 131.52°W (Elev. 164 ft)
3:42 pm AKST Jan 22, 2018
3pm AKST Jan 22, 2018-6pm AKST Jan 28, 2018
 
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