Heavy rain and isolated severe storms in portions of the West

A storm system will bring rain and thunderstorms to much of the Intermountain West and northern High Plains on Friday. Isolated severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible from northeast California to Wyoming. Heavy rain could lead to flash flooding, especially in the mountains of Wyoming.

Current conditions at

Fairbanks, Fairbanks International Airport (PAFA)

Lat: 64.8° N Lon: 147.88° W Elev: 433 ft.

Mostly Cloudy



Humidity 42%
Wind Speed NE 3 mph
Barometer 29.55 in (1001.0 mb)
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 May 1:53 am AKDT
Detailed forecast for

Middle Tanana Valley

Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid to upper 30s. East winds 10 to 15 mph. Local gusts to 20 mph.
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. Light winds.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers in the evening...then isolated rain showers after midnight. Lows in the mid to upper 30s. Light winds.
Increasing clouds. Isolated rain showers in the morning...then scattered rain showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 50s to lower 60s. Southwest winds to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Cloudy. A chance of rain. Lows in the upper 30s. Southwest winds to 10 mph.
Mostly cloudy. Highs around 60.
Sunday Night Through Wednesday
Mostly cloudy. Lows around 40. Highs in the lower to mid 60s.
Wednesday Night And Thursday
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid 60s to lower 70s.

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218 PM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016
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