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

Wrangell (PAWG)

Lat: 56.45°NLon: -132.3°WElev: 43ft.

Partly Cloudy

46°F

8°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed NW 5 mph
Barometer 29.82 in
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 12 Feb 1:16 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ESE Wrangell AK

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 42 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 33. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 33 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely before noon, then rain likely after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 36. East wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 36 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain before midnight, then snow.  Low around 31. South wind 20 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain then
    Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 37. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    High: 37 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain before midnight, then rain and snow.  Low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain then
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Rain and snow, becoming all rain after noon.  High near 36. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain/Snow
    then Rain

    High: 36 °F

  • Monday
    Night

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

    Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 33.

    Snow Likely

    High: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Scattered showers. Cloudy, with a low around 33. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
Showers likely before noon, then rain likely after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 36. East wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Rain before midnight, then snow. Low around 31. South wind 20 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Rain. High near 37. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Rain before midnight, then rain and snow. Low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Washington's Birthday
Rain and snow, becoming all rain after noon. High near 36. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Monday Night
Snow. Cloudy, with a low around 31.
Tuesday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 33.
Tuesday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 30.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 32.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Thursday
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 33.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ESE Wrangell AK
 56.45°N 132.3°W (Elev. 1597 ft)
10:45 am AKST Feb 12, 2016
1pm AKST Feb 12, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 18, 2016
 
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