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: 56.06°NLon: -131.09°WElev: 89ft.

Light Rain

46°F

8°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed SE 13 mph
Barometer 29.82 in (1009.7 mb)
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Wind Chill40°F (4°C)
Last update 12 Feb 10:53 am AKST
Extended Forecast for

20 Miles ENE Bell Island Hot Springs AK

  • Today

    Today: Showers likely, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 43 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 35. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 35 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely before noon, then rain likely after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 38. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 38 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Low around 34. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 40. South wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain.  Low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain

    Low: 33 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Rain.  High near 37. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain

    High: 37 °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 35.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 35 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tonight
Scattered showers. Cloudy, with a low around 35. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
Showers likely before noon, then rain likely after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 38. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Rain. Low around 34. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Rain. High near 40. South wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Rain. Low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Washington's Birthday
Rain. High near 37. 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 35.
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 31.
Thursday
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 34.
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Point Forecast:
20 Miles ENE Bell Island Hot Springs AK
 56.06°N 131.09°W (Elev. 682 ft)
10:45 am AKST Feb 12, 2016
11am AKST Feb 12, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 18, 2016
 
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