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: 57.06°NLon: -135.23°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 E Sitka AK

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Isolated showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 40. Southeast wind around 5 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 40. East wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 40 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Low around 35. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 41. Southeast wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain

    High: 41 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers.  Low around 33. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 33 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 39 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 36.

    Chance Rain

    High: 36 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 32.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Isolated showers. Cloudy, with a low around 40. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Scattered showers before noon, then a chance of rain after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 40. East wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
Rain. Low around 35. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday
Rain. High near 41. Southeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday Night
Showers. Low around 33. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Washington's Birthday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 36.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 32.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 36.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 36.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 33.
Friday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 36.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles E Sitka AK
 57.06°N 135.23°W (Elev. 397 ft)
9:26 pm AKST Feb 12, 2016
3am AKST Feb 13, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 19, 2016
 
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