Gulf of Alaska Storm; High Winds and Fire Weather in California

A strong storm in the Gulf of Alaska will bring high winds to the south-central coast and panhandle through Monday. Heavy snow is also expected over southeastern mainland Alaska through Monday night. Gusty to high winds could bring down trees and power lines, and bring elevated to critical fire weather conditions across much of central and southwest California Monday and Tuesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ketchikan, Ketchikan International Airport (PAKT)

Lat: 55.36°NLon: 131.71°WElev: 89ft.

Overcast

44°F

7°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 30.49 in (1032.7 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill39°F (4°C)
Last update 18 Jan 8:53 am AKST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles ESE Deer Island AK

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Rain likely before 3pm, then rain and snow.  High near 36. Southeast wind 20 to 30 mph increasing to 40 to 50 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    then
    Rain/Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain and snow, becoming all snow after midnight. The rain and snow could be heavy at times.  Areas of blowing snow between midnight and 3am. Low around 31. Southeast wind 40 to 50 mph becoming southwest 15 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Rain/Snow
    then Heavy
    Snow and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow showers.  High near 32. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Showers

    High: 32 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. West wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely then
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 31 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers before 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 35. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light southwest  in the afternoon.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 35 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 36 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 28.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 28 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

M.L.King Day
Rain likely before 3pm, then rain and snow. High near 36. Southeast wind 20 to 30 mph increasing to 40 to 50 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Rain and snow, becoming all snow after midnight. The rain and snow could be heavy at times. Areas of blowing snow between midnight and 3am. Low around 31. Southeast wind 40 to 50 mph becoming southwest 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Tuesday
Snow showers. High near 32. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Tuesday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. West wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers before 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 35. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light southwest in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 28.
Friday
A chance of snow after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
Friday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Saturday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 34.
Saturday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 29.
Sunday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles ESE Deer Island AK
 56°N 131.92°W (Elev. 2165 ft)
6:41 am AKST Jan 18, 2021
8am AKST Jan 18, 2021-6pm AKST Jan 24, 2021
 
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