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Freezing Rain Threat for the Central Plains and Southern Great Lakes

Ice and freezing rain will impact north-central Kansas, eastern Nebraska, much of Iowa, southern Minnesota, and Wisconsin into southern Michigan through Tuesday. A lesser threat will expand into portions of New York State and southern New England Wednesday. Meanwhile, heavy rain will impact portions of Texas and the Lower Mississippi Valley this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fairbanks, Fairbanks International Airport (PAFA)

Lat: 64.8°NLon: 147.88°WElev: 433ft.

Light Snow Fog/Mist

-14°F

-26°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.03 in (984.9 mb)
Dewpoint -19°F (-28°C)
Visibility 1.00 mi
Last update 16 Jan 12:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

Fairbanks AK

Winter Weather Advisory until January 17, 06:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until January 17, 06:00am

    NOW until
    6:00am Tue

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Periods of snow.  Areas of freezing fog. High near -7. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Areas
    Freezing Fog

    High: -7 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow likely, mainly before 3am.  Areas of freezing fog before 3am. Cloudy, with a low around -25. Wind chill values as low as -40. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Areas
    Freezing Fog

    Low: -25 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of snow before 3pm, then flurries after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around -33 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -45. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: -24 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Flurries.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -41. Wind chill values as low as -60. East wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Flurries

    Low: -41 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Flurries before 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near -31. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.

    Flurries

    High: -31 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -41.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: -41 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of snow before 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near -26.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Partly Sunny

    High: -26 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -35.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -35 °F

Detailed Forecast

M.L.King Day
Periods of snow. Areas of freezing fog. High near -7. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Tonight
Snow likely, mainly before 3am. Areas of freezing fog before 3am. Cloudy, with a low around -25. Wind chill values as low as -40. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow before 3pm, then flurries after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around -33 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -45. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
Flurries. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -41. Wind chill values as low as -60. East wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Wednesday
Flurries before 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near -31. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -41.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of snow before 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near -26.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -35.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near -21.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -33.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -22.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -32.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near -21.
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Point Forecast:
Fairbanks AK
 64.83°N 147.75°W (Elev. 433 ft)
4:46 am AKST Jan 16, 2017
1pm AKST Jan 16, 2017-6pm AKST Jan 22, 2017
 
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