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 over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Current conditions at

Sitka, Sitka Airport (PASI)

Lat: 57.1°NLon: -135.36°WElev: 20ft.

Overcast

49°F

9°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.66 in (1004.3 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 10 Feb 10:53 am AKST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSE Lisianski Point AK

  • Today

    Today: Rain.  High near 44. East wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain

    High: 44 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain before midnight, then showers after midnight.  Low around 40. Southeast wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain

    Low: 40 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers.  High near 47. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Showers

    High: 47 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Scattered showers before midnight, then rain likely after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 39. East wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 39 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain.  High near 43. East wind around 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    High: 43 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain likely before midnight, then snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely
    then Snow
    Likely

    Low: 29 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow likely before noon, then rain.  High near 36. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Snow Likely
    then Rain

    High: 36 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain before midnight, then snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 28.

    Rain then
    Snow

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 31.

    Snow Likely

    High: 31 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain. High near 44. East wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Tonight
Rain before midnight, then showers after midnight. Low around 40. Southeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Thursday
Showers. High near 47. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Thursday Night
Scattered showers before midnight, then rain likely after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 39. East wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
Rain. High near 43. East wind around 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Friday Night
Rain likely before midnight, then snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Snow likely before noon, then rain. High near 36. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday Night
Rain before midnight, then snow. Cloudy, with a low around 28.
Sunday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 31.
Sunday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 28.
Washington's Birthday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 40.
Monday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 32.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 39.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSE Lisianski Point AK
 57.1°N 135.36°W (Elev. 1197 ft)
5:35 am AKST Feb 10, 2016
11am AKST Feb 10, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 16, 2016
 
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