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.

Erika dissipates, Eastern Pacific tropics remain active

Erika has dissipated as a tropical cyclone and the National Hurricane Center has discontinued advisories for the system. The remnants of Erika could still produce rainfall amounts of 3 to 5 inches or more, along with gusty winds, across southern and central Florida beginning on Sunday. Meanwhile, the Eastern Pacific remains active, with advisories continuing to be issued for Jimena and Ignacio.

Current conditions at

Ketchikan, Ketchikan International Airport (PAKT)

Lat: 55.36°NLon: 131.71°WElev: 89ft.

Mostly Cloudy



Humidity 90%
Wind Speed SE 3 mph
Barometer 29.29 in (991.7 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Aug 8:53 pm AKDT

Detailed Forecast

Rest Of Tonight
Numerous showers. Lows around 53. Southeast wind increasing to 10 to 15 mph late.
Showers...heavy at times. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs around 53. Southeast wind 15 to 25 mph. Wind gusts up to 50 mph.
Sunday Night
Showers. Lows around 50. Southeast wind 10 to 20 mph.
Showers. Highs around 53. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
Numerous showers. Lows around 49. Southeast wind 15 mph.
Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Highs around 57.
Tuesday Night Through Thursday
Mostly cloudy. Lows 43 to 49. Highs around 59.
Thursday Night Through Saturday
Mostly cloudy. Lows 45 to 51. Highs around 59.

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753 PM AKDT SAT AUG 29 2015
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