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Current conditions at

Ketchikan, Ketchikan International Airport (PAKT)

Lat: 55.36°NLon: 131.71°WElev: 89ft.

Rain Fog/Mist and Breezy

46°F

8°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed SE 24 G 36 mph
Barometer 29.83 in (1010.2 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Wind Chill38°F (3°C)
Last update 19 Apr 6:53 am AKDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles SSW Point Louise AK

  • Today

    Today: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 43. Southeast wind 20 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 43 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers, mainly before 4am.  Low around 40. South wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers, mainly after 7am.  High near 43. South wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 43 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers.  Low around 41. Southeast wind around 10 mph becoming northeast in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 41 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, mainly after 10am.  Cloudy, with a high near 44. Southwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 44 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Scattered showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 44 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 41 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 44.

    Rain Likely

    High: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 43. Southeast wind 20 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Tonight
Showers, mainly before 4am. Low around 40. South wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers, mainly after 7am. High near 43. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers. Low around 41. Southeast wind around 10 mph becoming northeast in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
Showers likely, mainly after 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 44. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Scattered showers. Cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 41.
Monday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 44.
Monday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles SSW Point Louise AK
 55.45°N 130.92°W (Elev. 0 ft)
5:29 am AKDT Apr 19, 2018
7am AKDT Apr 19, 2018-6pm AKDT Apr 25, 2018
 
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