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Slight risk of severe weather on Monday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center expects a slight risk of severe weather on Monday. The area of greatest concern extends from western Maine to eastern Ohio. The main threats with these storms will be damaging winds and large hail, but an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out.
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Current conditions at

Ketchikan, Ketchikan International Airport (PAKT)

Lat: 55.36°NLon: 131.71°WElev: 89ft.

Fair

59°F

15°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1016.1 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 2 Aug 7:53 pm AKDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles N Bell Island Hot Springs AK

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. West wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 54. Northeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Scattered showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 61. Northeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 63 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Scattered showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 66.

    Chance Rain

    High: 66 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 54. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Scattered showers. Cloudy, with a high near 61. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers. Cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 66.
Thursday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 59.
Friday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 65.
Friday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 59.
Saturday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 64.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 58.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles N Bell Island Hot Springs AK
 56.01°N 131.56°W (Elev. 672 ft)
6:53 pm AKDT Aug 2, 2015
8pm AKDT Aug 2, 2015-6pm AKDT Aug 9, 2015
 
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