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: 57.42°NLon: -135.71°WElev: 20ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

45°F

7°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 29.73 in (1006.7 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Wind Chill40°F (4°C)
Last update 12 Feb 2:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NNW Point Kakul AK

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Southwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 42 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely before noon, then a slight chance of rain after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 41. East wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 41 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Low around 34. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 40. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers.  Low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 33 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 41 °F

  • Monday
    Night

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

    Rain Likely

    Low: 35 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 38.

    Chance Rain

    High: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Scattered showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Showers likely before noon, then a slight chance of rain after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 41. East wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Rain. Low around 34. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Rain. High near 40. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Showers. Low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Washington's Birthday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 35.
Tuesday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 38.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 33.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NNW Point Kakul AK
 57.42°N 135.71°W (Elev. 226 ft)
3:24 pm AKST Feb 12, 2016
3pm AKST Feb 12, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 18, 2016
 
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