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Severe Thunderstorms & Heavy Rain in the Plains/Midwest; Clouds and Rain Threaten Eclipse Viewing for Some

While much of the nation observes today's eclipse, clouds threaten to obscure the view in parts of the Plains, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, and Southeast states. The weather could be more than just a nuisance in the north-central Plains and Midwest where scattered severe storms are possible this afternoon and evening. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, and flash floods are possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Anchorage, Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (PANC)

Lat: 61.17°NLon: 150°WElev: 144ft.

Light Rain

56°F

13°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.62 in (1002.9 mb)
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Aug 1:53 pm AKDT
Extended Forecast for

Merrill Field AK

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 55. Calm wind.

    Chance Rain

    High: 55 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 49. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, mainly between 10am and 4pm, then rain likely after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 59 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain likely, mainly before 10pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 51 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of rain before 10am, then showers likely after 10am.  Cloudy, with a high near 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 60 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 51.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 51 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 55. Calm wind.
Tonight
Scattered showers, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 49. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, mainly between 10am and 4pm, then rain likely after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely, mainly before 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A chance of rain before 10am, then showers likely after 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 51.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Saturday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Sunday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60.
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Point Forecast:
Merrill Field AK
 61.21°N 149.89°W (Elev. 98 ft)
1:12 pm AKDT Aug 21, 2017
2pm AKDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm AKDT Aug 27, 2017
 
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