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: -135.63°WElev: 20ft.

Light Rain

46°F

8°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 29.56 in (1001.0 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Wind Chill41°F (5°C)
Last update 12 Feb 2:53 am AKST
Extended Forecast for

10 Miles WSW Lisianski Point AK

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Rain.  Low around 44. Southeast wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain

    Low: 44 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers, mainly before noon.  High near 46. Southeast wind 10 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Showers then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 46 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely, mainly before midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 35. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 35 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 42. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 42 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Low around 36. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 43. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    High: 43 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain.  Low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 42.

    Rain

    High: 42 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 35.

    Rain

    Low: 35 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Rain. Low around 44. Southeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Friday
Showers, mainly before noon. High near 46. Southeast wind 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Friday Night
Showers likely, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 35. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 42. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Rain. Low around 36. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
Rain. High near 43. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
Rain. Low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Washington's Birthday
Rain. Cloudy, with a high near 42.
Monday Night
Rain. Cloudy, with a low around 35.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 40.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 34.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Thursday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
10 Miles WSW Lisianski Point AK
 57.06°N 135.63°W (Elev. 92 ft)
9:29 pm AKST Feb 11, 2016
3am AKST Feb 12, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 18, 2016
 
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