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Severe weather possible for parts of central Plains, mid-Atlantic to New England

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a Slight Risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon and evening across parts of the central Plains, from northwestern Kansas to southwestern Nebraska and extreme northeastern Colorado, as well across parts of the mid-Atlantic and eastern New England. Isolated strong to severe storms are possible in areas surrounding the Slight Risk areas.
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Current conditions at

Ketchikan, Ketchikan International Airport (PAKT)

Lat: 55.36°NLon: 131.71°WElev: 89ft.

Overcast

59°F

15°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed NW 7 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1012.1 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 4 Aug 8:53 am AKDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SE Point Warde AK

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 62. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 62 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Isolated showers before 7am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain

    Low: 52 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain likely, mainly after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 59. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 59 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 54 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 61 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 53.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 64.

    Chance Rain

    High: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers. Cloudy, with a high near 62. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
Scattered showers, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Isolated showers before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Thursday
Rain likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 59. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 53.
Saturday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 64.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SE Point Warde AK
 56.13°N 131.89°W (Elev. 328 ft)
7:00 am AKDT Aug 4, 2015
9am AKDT Aug 4, 2015-6pm AKDT Aug 10, 2015
 
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