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Heavy Snow from the Wasatch to the Upper Midwest through Friday; Severe storms for Ohio Valley on Friday

A strong weather system will bring heavy snow, gusty winds - with blizzard conditions - to a broad area from the Great Basin to the Upper Midwest through Friday creating treacherous travel conditions. Also, strong winds and dry conditions are creating extreme wildfire threats in the southern Plains. Meanwhile, this system will bring a threat of severe thunderstorms to the Ohio Valley on Friday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fairbanks, Fairbanks International Airport (PAFA)

Lat: 64.8°NLon: 147.88°WElev: 433ft.

Light Snow Fog/Mist

25°F

-4°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 30.19 in (1023.3 mb)
Dewpoint 24°F (-4°C)
Visibility 1.25 mi
Last update 24 Feb 2:53 am AKST
Extended Forecast for

31 Miles NNE Chatanika AK

Winter Storm Watch February 25, 12:00pm until February 26, 12:00pm
Winter Weather Advisory until February 24, 12:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until February 24, 12:00pm

    NOW until
    12:00pm Fri

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Periods of snow.  Areas of blowing snow. Areas of freezing fog. Low around 18. Southwest wind around 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 18 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow likely, mainly before noon, then snow showers likely after 3pm.  Areas of blowing snow before 9am, then areas of blowing snow after 3pm. Areas of freezing fog before 9am, then areas of freezing fog after 3pm. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 21. Southwest wind 20 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 21 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow showers likely.  Areas of blowing snow. Areas of freezing fog. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 29. Southwest wind around 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 29 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers likely before 9am, then periods of snow, mainly after 9am.  Areas of blowing snow. Areas of freezing fog. High near 29. Southwest wind 20 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    High: 29 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Periods of snow before 9pm, then snow showers after 9pm.  Areas of blowing snow before 9pm. Areas of freezing fog. Low around 20. Southwest wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow Showers
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow showers, mainly before 3pm.  Areas of blowing snow between 9am and 3pm. Areas of freezing fog before 3pm. High near 24. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow Showers
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 24 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow showers before 3am, then a chance of snow after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 12 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of snow before 3pm, then a chance of snow showers after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20.

    Chance Snow

    High: 20 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Periods of snow. Areas of blowing snow. Areas of freezing fog. Low around 18. Southwest wind around 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Friday
Snow likely, mainly before noon, then snow showers likely after 3pm. Areas of blowing snow before 9am, then areas of blowing snow after 3pm. Areas of freezing fog before 9am, then areas of freezing fog after 3pm. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 21. Southwest wind 20 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Friday Night
Snow showers likely. Areas of blowing snow. Areas of freezing fog. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 29. Southwest wind around 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow showers likely before 9am, then periods of snow, mainly after 9am. Areas of blowing snow. Areas of freezing fog. High near 29. Southwest wind 20 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Periods of snow before 9pm, then snow showers after 9pm. Areas of blowing snow before 9pm. Areas of freezing fog. Low around 20. Southwest wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
Snow showers, mainly before 3pm. Areas of blowing snow between 9am and 3pm. Areas of freezing fog before 3pm. High near 24. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow showers before 3am, then a chance of snow after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A chance of snow before 3pm, then a chance of snow showers after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers before 9pm, then a chance of snow after 9pm. Cloudy, with a low around 1.
Tuesday
A chance of snow before 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 8.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 10.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -1.
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Point Forecast:
31 Miles NNE Chatanika AK
 65.53°N 147.22°W (Elev. 3268 ft)
5:29 pm AKST Feb 23, 2017
3am AKST Feb 24, 2017-6pm AKST Mar 2, 2017
 
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