National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Winter storm bringing snow, sleet and freezing rain from lower Miss. Valley to Northeast

A strong cold front moving across the eastern U.S. will bring heavy snow from parts of the Ohio Valley to the Northeast on Thursday, with rain, freezing rain and sleet possible from parts of the lower Mississippi Valley across the Southeast to the southern Mid-Atlantic. Snowfall totals of 5-10 inches are possible for some areas. Winter Storm Warnings remain in effect from Texas to Nantucket.
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Current Conditions

Anchorage

Zone Forecast

  • Today Cloudy. Dense fog in the morning with visibility one quarter mile or less at times in the morning mainly along knik arm. Isolated snow showers in the morning...then a chance of rain and snow in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 30s to lower 40s. Light winds except southeast 15 mph along turnagain arm and higher elevations.
  • Tonight Snow and rain likely in the evening...then snow after midnight. Snow accumulation up to 2 inches...highest amounts along the hillside. Lows around 30. Variable wind to 10 mph.
  • Friday Snow briefly changing to drizzle or freezing drizzle before ending in the morning. A slight chance of snow and rain in the afternoon. Little or no snow or ice accumulation. Highs in the 30s. Variable wind to 10 mph. Along turnagain arm and higher elevations...southeast wind 10 to 25 mph.
  • Friday Night Snow and rain. Lows in the lower to mid 30s. South wind 10 to 20 mph.
  • Saturday Snow and rain likely in the morning...then scattered snow showers in the afternoon. Highs in the 30s. South wind 10 to 20 mph. Along turnagain arm and higher elevations...southeast wind 20 to 35 mph becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
  • Saturday Night Mostly cloudy with isolated snow showers. Lows in the teens.
  • Sunday And Sunday Night Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Highs 15 to 25. Lows 5 to 15.
  • Monday Partly cloudy. Highs in the teens.
  • Monday Night Mostly clear. Lows zero to 10 above.
  • Tuesday Partly cloudy. Highs in the teens.
  • Tuesday Night And Wednesday Mostly clear. Lows zero to 10 above. Highs in the teens.