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: 57.13°NLon: -135.35°WElev: 20ft.

Overcast

48°F

9°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed SE 12 mph
Barometer 29.58 in (1001.8 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill43°F (6°C)
Last update 13 Feb 1:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ESE Lisianski Point AK

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers.  High near 46. Southeast wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 46 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain.  Low around 41. Southeast wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    Low: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 42. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    High: 42 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain.  Low around 35. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Rain likely, mainly before noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 43. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 43 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely, mainly after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely, mainly before noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 41 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 34 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41.

    Chance Rain

    High: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers. High near 46. Southeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tonight
Rain. Low around 41. Southeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Rain. High near 42. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Rain. Low around 35. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Washington's Birthday
Rain likely, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 43. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Rain likely, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Rain likely, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 34.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 40.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 33.
Friday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ESE Lisianski Point AK
 57.13°N 135.35°W (Elev. 197 ft)
11:14 am AKST Feb 13, 2016
2pm AKST Feb 13, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 19, 2016
 
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