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

Sitka, Sitka Airport (PASI)

Lat: 56.88°NLon: -135.32°WElev: 20ft.

Overcast

45°F

7°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 29.70 in (1005.6 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill42°F (6°C)
Last update 13 Feb 2:53 am AKST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NE Goddard AK

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Isolated showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 40. Southeast wind around 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers before noon, then a chance of rain after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 44. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 44 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Low around 36. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 43. Southeast wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    High: 43 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers.  Low around 34. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 34 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 42 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 36 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 40.

    Chance Rain

    High: 40 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 35.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 35 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Isolated showers. Cloudy, with a low around 40. Southeast wind around 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Scattered showers before noon, then a chance of rain after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 44. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Rain. Low around 36. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday
Rain. High near 43. Southeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Showers. Low around 34. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Washington's Birthday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 40.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 35.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 40.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 36.
Friday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NE Goddard AK
 56.88°N 135.32°W (Elev. 49 ft)
9:26 pm AKST Feb 12, 2016
3am AKST Feb 13, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 19, 2016
 
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