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: 61.21°NLon: -149.89°WElev: 144ft.

Mostly Cloudy

36°F

2°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 29.59 in (1002.3 mb)
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill30°F (-1°C)
Last update 11 Feb 5:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

Anchorage AK

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 37. North wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Cloudy

    High: 37 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 29 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 36. Northeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 36 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 35.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 35 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 25 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 33 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 21 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 37. North wind around 10 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
A chance of snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain showers. Cloudy, with a high near 36. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 35.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
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 20.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Thursday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
Anchorage AK
 61.21°N 149.89°W (Elev. 98 ft)
3:34 pm AKST Feb 11, 2016
6pm AKST Feb 11, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 18, 2016
 
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