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Heat continues across parts of central, eastern U.S.

Higher-than-normal temperatures will continue across parts of the central and eastern U.S. on Thursday with afternoon highs reaching 20-25 degrees above normal for some locations. One of the warmest areas will be the northern Plains, where high temperatures could reach 100 degrees. Remember to limit time spent outside during excessive heat and take proper precautions to avoid heat-related illness.
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Current conditions at

Sitka, Sitka Airport (PASI)

Lat: 57.05°NLon: 135.36°WElev: 20ft.

Fair

57°F

14°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1018.2 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 Sep 10:53 am AKDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NW Lindenberg Harbor AK

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 62. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain likely after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 55. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Cloudy then
    Rain Likely

    High: 55 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain.  Low around 52. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain

    Low: 52 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 56. Southwest wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 56 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 50.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 57. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 57 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 50.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 50 °F

  • Labor
    Day

    Labor Day: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 56.

    Rain Likely

    High: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 62. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph.
Friday
Rain likely after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 55. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Rain. Low around 52. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Saturday
Showers likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 56. Southwest wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 50.
Sunday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 57. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 50.
Labor Day
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 56.
Monday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 49.
Tuesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 50.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 56.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NW Lindenberg Harbor AK
 57.5°N 135.12°W (Elev. 197 ft)
10:24 am AKDT Sep 3, 2015
11am AKDT Sep 3, 2015-6pm AKDT Sep 9, 2015
 
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