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Active Weather From the Upper Midwest to the East Coast

A strong cold front will impact the entire east coast this weekend with much cooler temperatures and gusty winds. Heavy snow and strong winds in the Upper Midwest will transition into the Northeast this weekend, and severe weather in the Ohio Valley will move into the Mid-Atlantic as a marginal risk. Out west, a cold weather system will bring more rain, and some areas of low elevation snow. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fairbanks, Fairbanks International Airport (PAFA)

Lat: 64.8°NLon: 147.88°WElev: 433ft.

Mostly Cloudy

32°F

0°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed SW 14 G 18 mph
Barometer 30.23 in (1024.6 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill22°F (-6°C)
Last update 24 Feb 7:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

Fairbanks AK

Winter Storm Warning February 25, 12:00pm until February 26, 12:00pm
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Winter Storm Warning
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers.  Patchy freezing fog. Low around 19. West wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Patchy
    Freezing Fog

    Low: 19 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow likely before 9am, then rain and snow likely between 9am and 3pm, then snow after 3pm.  Patchy freezing fog. High near 37. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Rain/Snow and
    Patchy
    Freezing Fog

    High: 37 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow before 3am, then snow showers likely after 3am.  Areas of fog between 9pm and 3am. Areas of freezing fog before 9pm, then patchy freezing fog after 3am. Low around 15. East wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Areas
    Freezing Fog

    Low: 15 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow showers likely before 9am, then a chance of snow after 9am.  Patchy freezing fog before 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy
    Freezing Fog

    High: 35 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow before 9pm, then a chance of snow showers after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 7 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 22.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 22 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around -10.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: -10 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of snow showers before 9am.  Cloudy, with a high near 5.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Cloudy

    High: 5 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -23.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -23 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow showers. Patchy freezing fog. Low around 19. West wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow likely before 9am, then rain and snow likely between 9am and 3pm, then snow after 3pm. Patchy freezing fog. High near 37. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday Night
Snow before 3am, then snow showers likely after 3am. Areas of fog between 9pm and 3am. Areas of freezing fog before 9pm, then patchy freezing fog after 3am. Low around 15. East wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow showers likely before 9am, then a chance of snow after 9am. Patchy freezing fog before 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow before 9pm, then a chance of snow showers after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 22.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 3am. Cloudy, with a low around -10.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow showers before 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 5.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -23.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near -12.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -26.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -11.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -32.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -12.
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Point Forecast:
Fairbanks AK
 64.83°N 147.69°W (Elev. 433 ft)
4:03 pm AKST Feb 24, 2017
8pm AKST Feb 24, 2017-6pm AKST Mar 3, 2017
 
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