Very Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Powerful Winds in the Northeast

A powerful weather system combined with a lack of ice on the Great Lakes will produce significant amounts of snow, up to 3 to 4 feet in places, and blizzard conditions. Travel may be difficult to impossible. Cold air behind this front will bring below normal temperatures to the eastern third of the U.S., including potential for freezing overnight temperatures in Florida. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ketchikan, Ketchikan International Airport (PAKT)

Lat: 55.36°NLon: 131.71°WElev: 89ft.

Overcast

7°C

44°F

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed SE 24 G 39 km/h
Barometer 1006.4 mb (29.72 in)
Dewpoint 6°C (42°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill3°C (37°F)
Last update 27 Feb 8:53 am AKST
Extended Forecast for

15 Miles NW Point Louise AK

  • Today

    Today: Rain.  High near 4. South wind 20 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 30 km/h in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Rain

    High: 4 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain and snow showers, becoming all snow after midnight.  Low around 0. South wind 15 to 25 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 centimeters possible.

    Rain/Snow
    then Snow
    Showers

    Low: 0 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers likely before noon, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 2. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one centimeter possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely then
    Isolated
    Rain/Snow

    High: 2 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -4 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 1. West wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 1 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow, mainly after midnight.  Low around -3. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow

    Low: -3 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow before 3pm, then snow showers after 3pm.  High near 2. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Snow

    High: 2 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around -1.

    Snow Showers

    Low: -1 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 2.

    Snow Showers

    High: 2 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain. High near 4. South wind 20 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 30 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Tonight
Rain and snow showers, becoming all snow after midnight. Low around 0. South wind 15 to 25 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 centimeters possible.
Friday
Snow showers likely before noon, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 2. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one centimeter possible.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 1. West wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Saturday Night
Snow, mainly after midnight. Low around -3. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Snow before 3pm, then snow showers after 3pm. High near 2. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around -1.
Monday
Snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 2.
Monday Night
Snow showers, mainly before 3am, then snow likely after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around -2.
Tuesday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 2.
Tuesday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around -3.
Wednesday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 2.
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Point Forecast:
15 Miles NW Point Louise AK
 55.69°N 131.17°W (Elev. 487 m)
6:47 am AKST Feb 27, 2020
9am AKST Feb 27, 2020-6pm AKST Mar 4, 2020
 
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