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

Seward (PAWD)

Lat: 60.69°NLon: -148.41°WElev: 30ft.

Light Rain

38°F

3°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed N 5 mph
Barometer 29.46 in (997.5 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill34°F (1°C)
Last update 11 Feb 7:53 am AKST
Extended Forecast for

11 Miles ESE Whittier AK

  • Today

    Today: Showers.  High near 42. East wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 42 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain showers before midnight, then rain and snow showers.  Low around 36. East wind 15 to 20 mph becoming north 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Showers then
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 36 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers before noon, then rain after noon.  High near 39. North wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    High: 39 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain.  Low around 36. Northeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain.  High near 40. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    High: 40 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 38. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    High: 38 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain and snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Rain/Snow

    Low: 33 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Rain and snow likely, becoming all rain after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 37.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Rain Likely

    High: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers. High near 42. East wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tonight
Rain showers before midnight, then rain and snow showers. Low around 36. East wind 15 to 20 mph becoming north 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Friday
Showers before noon, then rain after noon. High near 39. North wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Friday Night
Rain. Low around 36. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday
Rain. High near 40. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Rain. Low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Rain. High near 38. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Rain and snow. Cloudy, with a low around 33.
Washington's Birthday
Rain and snow likely, becoming all rain after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 37.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers before midnight, then a chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Wednesday
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 35.
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Point Forecast:
11 Miles ESE Whittier AK
 60.69°N 148.41°W (Elev. 49 ft)
4:33 am AKST Feb 11, 2016
8am AKST Feb 11, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 17, 2016
 
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