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Strong winds with very dry conditions will result in elevated to critical fire weather conditions across a large portion of the interior Pacific Northwest, Great Basin, Rockies and High Plains this afternoon and evening. Red Flag Warnings are in effect across this area where fire crews are battling numerous ongoing fires. Air quality is also an issue due to smoke in this region.
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Current conditions at

Wrangell (PAWG)

Lat: 56.48°NLon: 132.37°WElev: 43ft.

Overcast

54°F

12°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed E 9 mph
Barometer 29.36 in
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill51°F (11°C)
Last update 29 Aug 6:36 am AKDT
Extended Forecast for

22 Miles NE Wrangell AK

  • Today

    Today: Showers. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 57. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 57 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers.  Low around 52. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 52. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 52 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers.  Low around 48. Southwest wind around 15 mph becoming northeast in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers.  High near 53. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    High: 53 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 41 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 56.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 57. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tonight
Showers. Low around 52. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 52. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Showers. Low around 48. Southwest wind around 15 mph becoming northeast in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Monday
Showers. High near 53. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 56.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 59.
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Point Forecast:
22 Miles NE Wrangell AK
 56.65°N 131.88°W (Elev. 3 ft)
4:54 am AKDT Aug 29, 2015
6am AKDT Aug 29, 2015-6pm AKDT Sep 4, 2015
 
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