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Current conditions at

Anchorage, Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (PANC)

Lat: 61.17°NLon: 150°WElev: 144ft.

Light Rain

47°F

8°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed S 14 G 25 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1012.6 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill41°F (5°C)
Last update 24 May 7:53 pm AKDT
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles ENE Knik Heights AK

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain and snow showers likely before 11pm, then scattered snow showers between 11pm and 5am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 31. Southeast wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 20 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 31 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Snow showers likely after 11am. Some thunder is also possible.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 38. South wind 15 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 38 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before 11pm. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. South wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Snow Showers
    Likely then
    Isolated Snow
    Showers

    Low: 29 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered snow showers before 5pm, then scattered rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Southeast wind 15 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    then
    Scattered
    Rain/Snow

    High: 38 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Scattered rain and snow showers before 11pm, then scattered snow showers after 5am.  Cloudy, with a low around 28. Southeast wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Rain/Snow
    then
    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 28 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered snow showers before 11am.  Cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    then Cloudy

    High: 36 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 11pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 31.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 38 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain showers before 11pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 11pm and 5am, then a chance of snow showers after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Rain and snow showers likely before 11pm, then scattered snow showers between 11pm and 5am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 31. Southeast wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 20 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Thursday
Snow showers likely after 11am. Some thunder is also possible. Increasing clouds, with a high near 38. South wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Thursday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before 11pm. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. South wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Friday
Scattered snow showers before 5pm, then scattered rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Southeast wind 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
Scattered rain and snow showers before 11pm, then scattered snow showers after 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 28. Southeast wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Scattered snow showers before 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 31.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain showers before 11pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 11pm and 5am, then a chance of snow showers after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Memorial Day
A chance of snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles ENE Knik Heights AK
 61.13°N 149.55°W (Elev. 3140 ft)
7:27 pm AKDT May 24, 2017
8pm AKDT May 24, 2017-6pm AKDT May 31, 2017
 
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