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Isolated Severe Thunderstorms Will Continue

Isolated severe thunderstorms will continue from Minnesota to southwestern Kansas and vicinity. Within that swath, the most probable area for greater concentrations of severe weather is from eastern Nebraska across parts of Iowa. A marginal risk for severe thunderstorms also exists over eastern New England.
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Current conditions at

Sitka, Sitka Airport (PASI)

Lat: 57.05°NLon: 135.36°WElev: 20ft.

Overcast

56°F

13°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1020.1 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Jul 9:53 am AKDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NNW Point Kakul AK

  • Today

    Today: Showers likely, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 61. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 61 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers.  Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 52. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 52 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely before 1pm, then rain after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 7am. High near 63. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 63 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain.  Low around 52. Northeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    Low: 52 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 63. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Scattered showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Scattered showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 62.

    Chance Rain

    High: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 61. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tonight
Scattered showers. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 52. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
Showers likely before 1pm, then rain after 1pm. Patchy fog before 7am. High near 63. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday Night
Rain. Low around 52. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday
Scattered showers. Cloudy, with a high near 63. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Sunday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Monday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NNW Point Kakul AK
 57.42°N 135.71°W (Elev. 226 ft)
4:06 am AKDT Jul 29, 2015
10am AKDT Jul 29, 2015-6pm AKDT Aug 4, 2015
 
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