Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Current conditions at

Anchorage, Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (PANC)

Lat: 61.11°NLon: -149.72°WElev: 144ft.

A Few Clouds

28°F

-2°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.55 in (1000.8 mb)
Dewpoint 24°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 11 Feb 11:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles E Knik Heights AK

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. East wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 37. Northeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Cloudy

    High: 37 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. East wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 34 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of rain and snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 37. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 37 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain and snow showers before midnight, then a chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 32 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 36.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 36 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 28 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 26 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. East wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 37. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. East wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
A chance of rain and snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain showers. Cloudy, with a high near 37. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers before midnight, then a chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Southeast wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 34.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Thursday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles E Knik Heights AK
 61.11°N 149.72°W (Elev. 1214 ft)
3:34 pm AKST Feb 11, 2016
12am AKST Feb 12, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 17, 2016
 
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