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: 56.01°NLon: -131.56°WElev: 89ft.

Light Rain

49°F

9°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed SE 17 G 25 mph
Barometer 29.69 in (1005.4 mb)
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill43°F (6°C)
Last update 11 Feb 9:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles N Bell Island Hot Springs AK

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain, mainly after midnight.  Low around 37. East wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain

    Low: 37 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain before noon, then scattered showers after noon.  High near 41. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 41 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers.  Low around 36. East wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers.  High near 38. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    High: 38 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Low around 34. Southwest wind 15 to 25 mph becoming northeast in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 40. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain.  Low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 38.

    Rain

    High: 38 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 31.

    Rain

    Low: 31 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Rain, mainly after midnight. Low around 37. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Friday
Rain before noon, then scattered showers after noon. High near 41. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Friday Night
Showers. Low around 36. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
Showers. High near 38. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday Night
Rain. Low around 34. Southwest wind 15 to 25 mph becoming northeast in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Rain. High near 40. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
Rain. Low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Washington's Birthday
Rain. Cloudy, with a high near 38.
Monday Night
Rain. Cloudy, with a low around 31.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 36.
Tuesday Night
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 30.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 34.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Thursday
A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 34.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles N Bell Island Hot Springs AK
 56.01°N 131.56°W (Elev. 672 ft)
9:29 pm AKST Feb 11, 2016
10pm AKST Feb 11, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 18, 2016
 
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