Wintry Weather in the Northern Tier; Fire Weather Threats in Southern California

Two Canadian systems will produce heavy snow downwind of Great Lakes Erie and Ontario, and a wintry mix in the Mississippi and Ohio Valleys. Snow, heavy in places, will spread across the Rockies and 4-Corners area through early this week. A developing system in southern California may produce high winds and critical fire weather threats, and, areas of heavy rain early this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ketchikan, Ketchikan International Airport (PAKT)

Lat: 55.36°NLon: 131.71°WElev: 89ft.

Light Rain

43°F

6°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 30.41 in (1029.9 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Wind Chill38°F (3°C)
Last update 17 Jan 3:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SSE Dora Bay AK

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 35. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    High: 35 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered rain and snow showers before midnight, then scattered snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 33. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Rain/Snow
    then
    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 33 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: A chance of snow before 9am, then rain and snow.  High near 35. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then
    Rain/Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain before 9pm, then snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Low around 29. South wind 20 to 25 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain/Snow
    then Heavy
    Snow

    Low: 29 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. West wind 15 to 20 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 33 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 29 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of snow before 3pm, then a chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 37 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of rain before 9pm, then a chance of snow between 9pm and 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 30 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 35. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Scattered rain and snow showers before midnight, then scattered snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 33. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
M.L.King Day
A chance of snow before 9am, then rain and snow. High near 35. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
Rain before 9pm, then snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 29. South wind 20 to 25 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. West wind 15 to 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Wednesday
A chance of snow before 3pm, then a chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain before 9pm, then a chance of snow between 9pm and 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 30.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Friday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
Friday Night
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Saturday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 35.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SSE Dora Bay AK
 55.12°N 132.27°W (Elev. 2598 ft)
11:27 am AKST Jan 17, 2021
4pm AKST Jan 17, 2021-6pm AKST Jan 23, 2021
 
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