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Current conditions at

Ketchikan, Ketchikan International Airport (PAKT)

Lat: 55.36°NLon: 131.71°WElev: 89ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

44°F

7°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed SE 14 mph
Barometer 29.83 in (1010.3 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Wind Chill37°F (3°C)
Last update 19 Apr 7:53 am AKDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles SSE Bell Island Hot Springs AK

  • Today

    Today: Snow before 10am, then rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  Areas of blowing snow before 10am. High near 36. South wind 20 to 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Rain/Snow and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow then
    Heavy Rain

    High: 36 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain showers before 10pm, then rain and snow showers likely between 10pm and 1am, then scattered snow showers after 1am.  Low around 30. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming light  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 30 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered snow showers before 10am, then rain showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 40. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 40 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 35. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 35 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, mainly after 10am.  Cloudy, with a high near 41. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 41 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Scattered rain showers before 1am, then snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 33 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely before 10am, then rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Rain Likely

    High: 42 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Rain

    Low: 34 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 42.

    Rain Likely

    High: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow before 10am, then rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Areas of blowing snow before 10am. High near 36. South wind 20 to 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Tonight
Rain showers before 10pm, then rain and snow showers likely between 10pm and 1am, then scattered snow showers after 1am. Low around 30. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming light after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Friday
Scattered snow showers before 10am, then rain showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 40. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Friday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 35. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Showers likely, mainly after 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 41. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Scattered rain showers before 1am, then snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Snow likely before 10am, then rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Rain. Cloudy, with a low around 34.
Monday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 42.
Monday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 34.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles SSE Bell Island Hot Springs AK
 55.86°N 131.5°W (Elev. 2100 ft)
5:29 am AKDT Apr 19, 2018
7am AKDT Apr 19, 2018-6pm AKDT Apr 25, 2018
 
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