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FPAK51 PAFC 292102 AAB
ZFPAER

ALASKA ZONE WEATHER FORECASTS...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
1202 PM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

SPOT TEMPERATURES AND PROBABILITIES OF MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION
ARE FOR REST OF TODAY...TONIGHT...AND FRIDAY.

AKZ101-300430-
ANCHORAGE-
INCLUDING...ANCHORAGE...EAGLE RIVER...INDIAN...EKLUTNA
1202 PM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...INCREASING CLOUDS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS ALONG THE
MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE TEENS TO LOWER 20S. NORTHEAST WIND TO 10
MPH.
.TONIGHT...SNOW LIKELY. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 2 INCHES. LOWS 10
TO 20 ABOVE. VARIABLE WIND TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S. VARIABLE WIND TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 5 BELOW TO 15 ABOVE...COLDEST
EAST ANCHORAGE. VARIABLE WIND TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE TEENS TO LOWER 20S. VARIABLE WIND
TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS 5 BELOW TO 10 ABOVE.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. HIGHS IN THE 20S. LOWS 5 TO 15.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE 20S.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE TEENS.
HIGHS IN THE 20S.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SNOW. LOWS IN THE TEENS. HIGHS IN THE 20S.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

ANCHORAGE    21     15     25  /   0     60     30



$$

AKZ111-300430-
MATANUSKA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...PALMER...WASILLA...SUTTON...CHICKALOON
1202 PM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...INCREASING CLOUDS. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS ALONG THE
MOUNTAINS. HIGHS 15 TO 20. NORTHEAST WIND TO 15 MPH.
.TONIGHT...SNOW LIKELY. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 2 INCHES. LOWS
5 TO 15 ABOVE. NORTHEAST WIND TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
TO MID 20S. NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 5 BELOW TO 10 ABOVE. VARIABLE
WIND TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE TEENS TO LOWER 20S. NORTHEAST
WIND TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS ZERO TO 15 ABOVE.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. HIGHS IN THE 20S. LOWS 5 TO
15 ABOVE.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE 20S.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 5 TO
15. HIGHS IN THE 20S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS IN THE
20S.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

PALMER       17     12     25  /  20     60     30
WASILLA      18     10     24  /  10     60     30



$$

AKZ121-300430-
WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA-
INCLUDING...KENAI...SOLDOTNA...HOMER...COOPER LANDING
1202 PM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...INCREASING CLOUDS. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S TO LOWER 30S...WARMEST AROUND
KACHEMAK BAY. NORTHEAST WIND TO 15 MPH.
.TONIGHT...A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 1 INCH. LOWS 10 TO
20 ABOVE EXCEPT IN THE MID 20S SOUTH OF CLAM GULCH. NORTHEAST
WIND TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
HIGHS IN THE MID 20S TO MID 30S...WARMEST AROUND KACHEMAK BAY.
NORTHEAST WIND TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS ZERO TO 15 ABOVE EXCEPT IN THE
LOWER 20S SOUTH OF CLAM GULCH. NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S TO LOWER 30S...WARMEST
AROUND KACHEMAK BAY. NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE TEENS.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. HIGHS 25 TO 35. LOWS
15 TO 25.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 25 TO 35. LOWS IN
THE 20S.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SNOW. LOWS 15 TO 25. HIGHS 25 TO 35.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

KENAI        22     14     28  /  20     50     30
SOLDOTNA     21     11     26  /  20     60     30
HOMER        32     25     35  /  20     50     30



$$

AKZ125-300430-
WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
INCLUDING...WHITTIER...SEWARD...GIRDWOOD...MOOSE PASS
1202 PM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...SNOW SHOWERS. SNOW ACCUMULATION 1 TO 2 INCHES. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 20S TO MID 30S...COOLEST INLAND. VARIABLE WIND TO 15
MPH. NEAR SEWARD...NORTH WIND 15 TO 30 MPH DECREASING TO 10 MPH IN
THE AFTERNOON. NEAR WHITTIER...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS
TO 35 MPH DECREASING TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SNOW SHOWERS. SNOW ACCUMULATION 1 TO 3 INCHES. LOWS IN
THE UPPER TEENS TO NEAR 30...COOLEST INLAND. VARIABLE WIND TO 10
MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN ISOLATED SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 20S TO UPPER 30S...WARMEST ALONG THE COAST. VARIABLE
WIND TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE TEENS INLAND AND IN
THE UPPER 20S ALONG THE COAST. VARIABLE WIND TO 10 MPH. EXCEPT
NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH NEAR SEWARD.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE 20S. VARIABLE WIND TO 10 MPH
EXCEPT NORTH 10 TO 25 MPH NEAR SEWARD.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 5 TO 15.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 25 TO
35.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE TEENS.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 25 TO 35. LOWS IN
THE TEENS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SNOW. LOWS 15 TO 25. HIGHS 25 TO 35.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

SEWARD       33     28     36  /  80     80     30
GIRDWOOD     26     20     28  /  70     80     40



$$

AKZ131-300430-
NORTHEAST PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
INCLUDING...VALDEZ...THOMPSON PASS
1202 PM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED THROUGH THOMPSON PASS...

.TODAY...SNOW. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW THROUGH THE PASS...REDUCING
VISIBILITY TO ONE MILE AT TIMES. SNOW ACCUMULATION 2 TO 4
INCHES...HIGHEST AMOUNTS THROUGH THE PASS. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S
EXCEPT ZERO TO 5 ABOVE ABOVE THROUGH THE PASS. NORTHEAST WIND TO
10 MPH. THROUGH THE PASS...NORTHEAST WIND 25 TO 35 MPH. WIND
CHILLS TO 30 BELOW ZERO THROUGH THE PASS.
.TONIGHT...SNOW. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW THROUGH THE PASS. SNOW
ACCUMULATION 1 TO 3 INCHES. LOWS AROUND 20 EXCEPT AROUND ZERO THROUGH
THE PASS. VARIABLE WIND TO 15 MPH EXCEPT NORTHEAST 20 TO 35 MPH
THROUGH THE PASS. WIND CHILLS TO 30 BELOW ZERO THROUGH THE PASS.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. AREAS OF
BLOWING SNOW THROUGH THE PASS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S EXCEPT
AROUND 15 THROUGH THE PASS. VARIABLE WIND TO 10 MPH EXCEPT
NORTHEAST 15 TO 30 MPH THROUGH THE PASS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 20 EXCEPT AROUND
5 ABOVE THROUGH THE PASS. NORTHEAST WIND 20 MPH EXCEPT NORTHEAST
30 TO 40 MPH THROUGH THE PASS.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 20 EXCEPT AROUND 10 ABOVE THROUGH
THE PASS. NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 MPH EXCEPT NORTHEAST 30 TO
40 MPH THROUGH THE PASS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TEENS.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. HIGHS 20 TO 25. LOWS 10 TO
15.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 10. HIGHS
IN THE MID 20S.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SNOW. LOWS 15 TO 20. HIGHS 25 TO 30.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

VALDEZ       24     20     31  /  80     80     40



$$

AKZ135-300430-
SOUTHEAST PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
INCLUDING...CORDOVA
1202 PM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...SNOW AND RAIN. ISOLATED POCKETS OF FREEZING RAIN THIS
MORNING FROM THE AIRPORT EAST. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 1 INCH.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHEAST WIND TO 15 MPH EXCEPT NORTHEAST
20 TO 35 MPH THROUGH THE COPPER RIVER DELTA.
.TONIGHT...SNOW AND RAIN. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 1 INCH. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 30S. VARIABLE WIND TO 10 MPH EXCEPT NORTHEAST 15 TO 25
MPH THROUGH THE COPPER RIVER DELTA.
.FRIDAY...NUMEROUS SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
ISOLATED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION
UP TO 1 INCH. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHEAST WIND TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 15 TO 25. NORTHEAST WIND TO 15
MPH EXCEPT NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH THROUGH THE COPPER RIVER DELTA.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO
20 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 15 TO 25.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
AROUND 30.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 15 TO 25.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 30 TO 35.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 25 TO 30.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW. HIGHS 35 TO 40. LOWS 30 TO 35.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

CORDOVA      38     33     39  /  80     80     60



$$

AKZ141-300430-
COPPER RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING...GLENNALLEN...EUREKA...MCCARTHY...PAXSON...SLANA
1202 PM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 2 INCHES.
HIGHS 5 BELOW TO 20 ABOVE...WARMEST SOUTHEAST OF GLENNALLEN. LIGHT
WINDS.
.TONIGHT...SNOW LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 2 INCHES. LOWS 20
BELOW TO 5 ABOVE...WARMEST SOUTHEAST OF GLENNALLEN. LIGHT WINDS.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
HIGHS ZERO TO 20 ABOVE...WARMEST SOUTHEAST OF GLENNALLEN. LIGHT
WINDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.  LOWS ZERO TO 20 BELOW...WARMEST
SOUTHEAST OF GLENNALLEN. LIGHT WINDS.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS 5 BELOW TO 15 ABOVE...WARMEST SOUTHEAST
OF GLENNALLEN. LIGHT WINDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS 5 BELOW TO 25 BELOW.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. HIGHS 5 BELOW TO 10
ABOVE. LOWS 5 BELOW TO 25 BELOW.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 5 TO 15 ABOVE.
LOWS ZERO TO 10 BELOW.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE TEENS.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

GLENNALLEN   -5    -12      7  /  60     60     20



$$

AKZ145-300430-
SUSITNA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...TALKEETNA...WILLOW...CANTWELL
1202 PM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
HIGHS 10 TO 20 ABOVE EXCEPT 5 BELOW TO 5 ABOVE TOWARD THE PARK.
VARIABLE WIND TO 10 MPH.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS ZERO TO
10 ABOVE EXCEPT 10 BELOW TO 20 BELOW TOWARD THE PARK. VARIABLE
WIND TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE TEENS TO LOWER 20S EXCEPT
ZERO TO 10 ABOVE TOWARD THE PARK. VARIABLE WIND TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS 5 BELOW TO 5 ABOVE EXCEPT 15 BELOW TO
25 BELOW TOWARD THE PARK. VARIABLE WIND TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS 10 TO 20 EXCEPT ZERO TO 10 BELOW TOWARD
THE PARK. NORTH WIND TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS 5 BELOW TO 10 ABOVE EXCEPT 10 TO 20
BELOW TOWARD THE PARK.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. HIGHS 10 TO 25. LOWS 5
BELOW TO 10 ABOVE.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 5 TO 15
ABOVE. HIGHS 15 TO 25.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

TALKEETNA    20     10     22  /   0     20      0



$$

AKZ171-300430-
KODIAK ISLAND-
INCLUDING...KODIAK CITY
1202 PM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHEAST TO NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 25 MPH. LOCAL
GUSTS TO 35 MPH.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. LOWS AROUND 30. NORTH WIND 5 TO 20 MPH. LOCAL GUSTS TO
30 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTH WIND 10 TO
20 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S. NORTHEAST WIND 15
TO 30 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. NORTHEAST WIND 25 TO 40 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID
30S.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS AROUND 40.
.SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS AROUND 40.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS
35 TO 40.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

KODIAK CITY   37     30     39  /  40     20      0



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