National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Unseasonably cold temperatures spreading into central U.S.

A strong cold front will usher a much colder air mass into the central and eastern U.S. for the end of the work week. Temperatures will be 10 to 20 degrees below average in some areas. Rain and snow will be possible across the Great Lakes on Friday as the system crosses the area. Heavy snow is possible in the central Appalachians Friday night.
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Current Conditions

Anchorage

Zone Forecast

  • Tonight Partly cloudy. Lows 5 to 15 above...coldest east anchorage. Light winds. Along turnagain arm and higher elevations...northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light after midnight.
  • Friday Partly sunny with isolated snow showers along the mountains in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 20s to mid 30s. Variable wind to 10 mph. Along turnagain arm and higher elevations...southeast wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy with scattered snow showers. Lows in the upper teens to mid 20s. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph except southeast 15 to 30 mph along turnagain arm and higher elevations.
  • Saturday Rain and snow likely. Highs in the 30s. Variable wind 10 mph.
  • Saturday Night Mostly cloudy with scattered snow and rain showers. Lows in the mid 20s to lower 30s. Variable wind to 10 mph.
  • Sunday Snow and rain likely. Highs in the 30s.
  • Sunday Night Cloudy with a chance of snow. Lows in the 20s.
  • Monday Mostly cloudy with scattered snow showers. Highs 25 to 35.
  • Monday Night Through Wednesday Mostly cloudy. Lows in the teens. Highs 25 to 35.
  • Wednesday Night And Thursday Mostly cloudy with scattered snow and rain showers. Lows 15 to 25. Highs 25 to 35.