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: 61.16°NLon: -149.78°WElev: 144ft.

Mostly Cloudy

36°F

2°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed NE 6 mph
Barometer 29.33 in (993.3 mb)
Dewpoint 24°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill31°F (-1°C)
Last update 12 Feb 12:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SE Green Acres AK

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 36. North wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers

    High: 36 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered snow showers after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then
    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 25 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered snow showers before 3pm, then a slight chance of rain showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 35. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    then Isolated
    Rain/Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of snow before noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 35. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance Snow
    then Cloudy

    High: 35 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 32 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 17 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 31.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 31 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers. Cloudy, with a high near 36. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Scattered snow showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
Scattered snow showers before 3pm, then a slight chance of rain showers. Cloudy, with a high near 35. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Northeast wind around 10 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of snow before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 35. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 23.
Washington's Birthday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Thursday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SE Green Acres AK
 61.16°N 149.78°W (Elev. 312 ft)
4:34 am AKST Feb 12, 2016
1pm AKST Feb 12, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 18, 2016
 
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