On July 7, 2015, NWS implemented changes to the icons depicted on all of its point-forecast pages. Changes include new icon images with increased clarity, 6-hour increments for rapidly changing weather and new color blocks to highlight forecast hazards.

A page depicting all of the new icon images can be accessed here: www.weather.gov/forecast-icons

Changes to the icons were based on analysis of 6,700 public comments collected in 2014. Also, many of these changes are based on the results of a research project led by the National Center for Atmospheric Research.

Users are encouraged to continue to provide comments regarding these changes via email at icons@noaa.gov. NWS will continue to analyze incoming feedback and refine the icons as necessary. Any substantial change to the icons will be facilitated through the NWS public comment/review process.

Severe weather possible for parts of Midwest, New England

There is a Slight Risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon and evening across parts of the Midwest, from southeastern NE and extreme northeastern KS across northern MO and much of IA and into extreme portions of southeastern MN and southwestern WI. A Marginal Risk of severe thunderstorms extends from southwestern KS to northern MN and Lake Superior, as well as across northern New England.

Current conditions at

Sitka, Sitka Airport (PASI)

Lat: 57.05°NLon: 135.36°WElev: 20ft.




Humidity 87%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1015.0 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 Jul 8:53 am AKDT

Detailed Forecast

Rain early in the morning...then numerous showers. Highs around 60. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph early in the morning decreasing to 10 mph.
Cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows around 52. South wind 10 mph.
Rain likely. Highs around 60. Light winds.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. Lows around 53. Light winds.
Rain likely. Highs around 63. East wind 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Rain likely. Lows around 52.
Friday Through Saturday
Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Highs around 63. Lows around 53.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy. Lows around 54.
Sunday Through Monday
Mostly cloudy. Highs around 62. Lows around 55.

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500 AM AKDT TUE JUL 28 2015
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