Winter storm developing across western U.S., possible impact to holiday travel

A developing storm system will bring wintry weather to much of the Pacific Northwest and Intermountain West on Tuesday, with snow forecast for the Cascades, Sierra and parts of the Great Basin. Meanwhile, a potent storm system is expected to develop across the Plains on Wednesday, which could impact holiday travel in the Plains and West this week.

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ketchikan, Ketchikan International Airport ( PAKT )

Lat: 55.36 ° ( N ) Lon: 131.71 ° ( W ) Elev: 89 ft.




Humidity 72%
Wind Speed NW 7 mph
Barometer 30.49 in (1032.6 mb)
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 24 Nov 3:53 pm AKST

Detailed Forecast

Partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the evening...then areas of fog late. Lows 28 to 34. Light winds becoming northwest 10 mph.
Partly cloudy. Areas of fog. Highs 38 to 44. Northwest wind 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear. Areas of fog. Lows 27 to 33. Southeast wind 10 mph.
Thanksgiving Day
Sunny. Areas of fog. Highs around 43. Southeast wind 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows 31 to 37. Southeast wind 10 to 20 mph.
Mostly cloudy. Highs around 44.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy. Lows around 36.
Mostly cloudy. Highs around 45.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows around 36.
Cloudy. Chance of rain. Highs around 44.
Sunday Night
Rain likely. Lows around 36.
Rain likely. Highs around 43.
Monday Night
Rain likely. Lows around 36.
Rain likely. Highs around 43.

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400 PM AKST TUE NOV 24 2015
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