Significant Storm Systems To Impact Both The Northern Plains and The Carolinas

A strong low pressure system will bring very strong winds and blizzard conditions to portions of the Northern Plains today into tonight. Winds gusting over 60 mph at times may cause whiteout conditions. A second low pressure system is forecast to intensify rapidly off the U.S east coast bringing strong winds, heavy rainfall, and coastal flooding to the Carolina's.
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Current conditions at

Sitka, Sitka Airport (PASI)

Lat: 57.06°NLon: -135.23°WElev: 20ft.

Mostly Cloudy

47°F

8°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed S 12 G 22 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.8 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Wind Chill42°F (6°C)
Last update 7 Feb 12:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles E Sitka AK

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 43. Southeast wind 20 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 43 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Southeast wind 10 to 20 mph.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 38 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain.  High near 44. East wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    High: 44 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain.  Low around 39. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.

    Chance Rain

    High: 45 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 39 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 48 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Rain

    Low: 40 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.

    Rain

    High: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 43. Southeast wind 20 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Southeast wind 10 to 20 mph.
Monday
Rain. High near 44. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Rain. Low around 39. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
Rain. Cloudy, with a low around 40.
Thursday
Rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
Thursday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Friday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.
Friday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Saturday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles E Sitka AK
 57.06°N 135.23°W (Elev. 397 ft)
8:29 am AKST Feb 7, 2016
12pm AKST Feb 7, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 13, 2016
 
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