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More Snow for the Western U.S. and Great Lakes; Rain Returns to the Gulf Coast Region

Coastal rain and mountain/inland snow showers will move back onto the west coast. More of the Intermountain West will likely be affected over the next few days. Elsewhere, moisture will increase over Texas and the Deep South. Locally heavy rainfall and minor flooding will be possible. High fire danger will continue in the southern Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Wainwright, Wainwright Airport (PAWI)

Lat: 70.63° N Lon: 159.85° W Elev: 39 ft.

Light Snow Freezing Fog and Windy



Humidity 83%
Wind Speed E 30 G 40 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1013.4 mb)
Dewpoint -10°F (-23°C)
Visibility 0.15 mi
Wind Chill-34°F (-37°C)
Last update 26 Feb 11:53 am AKST
Detailed forecast for

Western Arctic Coast

Snow. Blowing snow. Visibility one quarter mile or less at times. Snow accumulation around 3 inches. Highs 3 below to 12 above. East winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to around 50 mph.
Snow in the evening, then snow likely after midnight. Areas of blowing snow. Snow accumulation around 2 inches. Lows 8 to 19 below. East winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to around 45 mph decreasing to 10 to 20 mph after midnight.
Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers in the morning, then isolated snow showers in the afternoon. Highs 6 to 14 below. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows 23 to 28 below. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
Partly cloudy. Highs 13 to 19 below. Northwest winds to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear. Lows around 25 below.
Mostly sunny. Highs around 15 below.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy. Lows around 25 below.
Thursday And Thursday Night
Partly cloudy. Highs around 10 below. Lows 15 to 25 below.
Friday And Friday Night
Partly cloudy. Highs around 5 below. Lows 10 to 15 below.
Partly sunny. Highs around zero.

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414 AM AKST Sun Feb 26 2017

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