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A Slight Risk of Severe Thunderstorms is Forecast

Scattered thunderstorms, a few of which could produce hail, locally damaging wind, and a couple tornadoes, will occur from southern South Dakota southward across the eastern half of Nebraska into northern Kansas. Fire danger remains high across the Pacific Northwest, with areas of poor air quality.
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Current conditions at

Valdez 2 (PAVD)

Lat: 61.13°NLon: 146.27°WElev: 121ft.

Mostly Cloudy

57°F

14°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.45 in
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 Aug 6:16 pm AKDT

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Decreasing clouds. Lows in the upper 40s except around 40 through the pass. Variable wind 15 mph becoming northwest 30 to 45 mph with gusts to 60 mph in the late evening. Through the pass...northeast wind 35 to 50 mph increasing to 50 to 65 mph in the late evening.
Friday
Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s except in the lower 50s through the pass. Northeast wind 30 to 45 mph with gusts to 60 mph in the morning. Through the pass...north wind 55 to 70 mph decreasing to 45 to 55 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Clear. Lows in the upper 40s except in the upper 30s through the pass. Northeast wind 20 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 mph in the evening through the pass.
Saturday
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower to mid 50s. Northeast wind 10 to 25 mph...strongest through the pass.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower to mid 30s. Light winds becoming north 10 to 15 mph after midnight.
Sunday
Partly sunny with isolated showers. Highs in the mid 50s.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy. Lows around 40.
Monday Through Tuesday
Mostly clear. Highs 55 to 60. Lows around 40.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows 40 to 45.
Wednesday
Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.
Wednesday Night And Thursday
Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows 40 to 45. Highs 55 to 60.



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359 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015
 
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