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Alaska Zone Weather Forecasts
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
315 AM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

Spot temperatures and probabilities of measurable precipitation
are for today, tonight, and Friday.


AKZ101-150200-
Anchorage-
Including the cities of Anchorage, Eagle River, Indian,
and Eklutna
315 AM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

...STRONG WIND FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...A slight chance of snow in the morning, then snow likely
in the afternoon. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch. Highs in the
30s. Light winds.
.TONIGHT...Numerous snow showers in the evening, then partly
cloudy after midnight. Patchy freezing fog after midnight. Snow
accumulation up to 1 inch. Lows in the 20s. Light winds.
.FRIDAY...Patchy freezing fog in the morning. Partly cloudy in
the morning, then cloudy with a slight chance of snow in the
afternoon. Highs in the 30s. variable wind to 10 mph. Along
Turnagain Arm and higher elevations...
southeast wind 10 to 25 mph increasing to 25 to 40 mph in the
afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. A chance of snow in the evening, then a
chance of snow and rain after midnight. Lows in the mid 20s to
lower 30s. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph except southeast 35 to
50 mph along Turnagain Arm and higher elevations.
.SATURDAY...Cloudy with a chance of snow. Highs in the upper 20s
to mid 30s. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph in the morning becoming
light. Along Turnagain Arm and higher elevations...east wind
20 to 35 mph becoming variable 10 mph in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a chance of snow. Lows in the 20s.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Highs 25 to 35.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Lows
in the teens.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Highs 15 to 25. Lows
zero to 10 above.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Cloudy with a chance of snow. Highs
15 to 25. Lows 5 to 15 above.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

Anchorage    35     29     35  /  60     60     20


$$

AKZ111-150200-
Matanuska Valley-
Including the cities of Palmer, Wasilla, Sutton, and Chickaloon
315 AM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...A slight chance of snow in the morning, then snow and
rain likely in the afternoon. Snow accumulation up to
1 inch. Highs in the 30s. Light winds.
.TONIGHT...Numerous snow showers in the evening, then isolated
snow showers after midnight. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch. Lows
in the 20s. variable wind to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy in the morning, then cloudy with a slight
chance of rain and snow in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 30s to
lower 40s. Northeast wind 10 to 25 mph. Gusts to 35 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a chance of snow and rain. Lows in
the upper 20s to mid 30s. Northeast wind 10 to 25 mph with gusts
to 40 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cloudy with a chance of snow. Highs in the upper 20s
to mid 30s. Northeast wind 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph in
the morning becoming light.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a chance of snow. Lows in the 20s.
.SUNDAY...Snow showers likely. Highs 25 to 35.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Lows
in the teens.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Highs 15 to 25. Lows
zero to 10 above.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Cloudy with a chance of snow. Highs
15 to 25. Lows zero to 10 above.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

Palmer       34     26     38  /  60     60     20
Wasilla      35     25     37  /  60     60     20


$$

AKZ121-150200-
Western Kenai Peninsula-
Including the cities of Kenai, Soldotna, Homer,
and Cooper Landing
315 AM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of snow in the morning,
then a slight chance of rain and snow in the afternoon. Highs in
the mid 30s to lower 40s. Light winds.
.TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly
clear. Patchy freezing fog after midnight. Lows in the lower 20s
to lower 30s...warmest around Kachemak Bay. Variable wind 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny with a slight chance of snow in the
morning, then cloudy with a chance of snow and rain in the
afternoon. Highs in the mid 30s to lower 40s...warmest around
Kachemak Bay.  Northeast wind
10 to 20 mph except east 15 to 30 mph around Kachemak Bay.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. A chance of rain and snow in the evening,
then a chance of rain after midnight. Lows in the upper 20s to
mid 30s. Northeast wind 10 to 25 mph.
.SATURDAY...Snow likely in the morning, then snow and rain likely
in the afternoon. Highs in the 30s. North wind 10 to 25 mph
becoming variable 10 mph in the afternoon. Around Kachemak
Bay...west wind 10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a chance of snow. Lows in the 20s.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Highs 25 to 35.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Lows
15 to 25.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Highs in the 20s. Lows
in the teens.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Cloudy with a chance of snow. Highs
in the 20s. Lows in the teens.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

Kenai        37     22     35  /  10     10     40
Soldotna     36     20     35  /  20     10     30
Homer        41     29     42  /  10     10     70


$$

AKZ125-150200-
Western Prince William Sound-
Including the cities of Whittier, Seward, Girdwood,
and Moose Pass
315 AM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...Cloudy with a chance of snow and rain. Highs in the mid
30s to lower 40s. Variable wind 10 mph except north 10 to 20 mph
near Seward.
.TONIGHT...Numerous rain showers and isolated snow showers in the
evening, then partly cloudy after midnight. Little or no snow
accumulation. Lows in the lower 20s to lower 30s. Light winds
except north 10 mph near Seward.
.FRIDAY...rain and snow likely in the morning, then
rain and snow in the afternoon. Rain may be heavy at times in the
afternoon. Snow accumulation up to 5 inches. Highs in the mid 30s
to lower 40s. East wind 10 to 15 mph. Through Portage Valley and
Turnagain Arm...east wind 10 to 20 mph increasing to 30 to 40 mph
in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...rain and snow in the evening, then rain
after midnight. Lows in the lower to mid 30s. East wind 10 to
20 mph except east 40 to 50 mph through Portage Valley and
Turnagain Arm.
.SATURDAY...Snow and rain in the morning, then a chance of snow
in the afternoon. Highs in the 30s. Northeast wind 10 to 20 mph
in the morning becoming light. Through Portage Valley and
Turnagain Arm...east wind 20 to 35 mph in the morning becoming
light.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a chance of snow. Lows in the 20s.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Highs 25 to 35.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Lows
in the teens.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Highs 15 to 25. Lows
5 to 15 above.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Cloudy with a chance of snow. Highs
15 to 25. Lows 5 to 15 above.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

Seward       40     30     40  /  30     20     90
Girdwood     39     31     38  /  60     60     80


$$

AKZ131-150200-
Northeast Prince William Sound-
Including the cities of Valdez and Thompson Pass
315 AM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...Rain and snow in the morning, then rain in the
afternoon. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch. Highs in the 30s.
Variable wind 10 mph except northeast 15 to 25 mph through the
pass.
.TONIGHT...Rain in the evening, then numerous rain showers after
midnight. Lows in the lower 30s except in the lower 20s through
the pass. Light winds.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny with isolated rain and snow showers in the
morning, then snow likely in the afternoon. Snow
accumulation up to 1 inch. Highs in the mid 30s except in the
upper 20s through the pass. Light winds except south 15 to 20 mph
through the pass.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Snow in the evening, then rain and snow after
midnight. Lows in the 20s. variable wind to 10 mph. Through the
pass...southeast wind 15 mph shifting
to the east 15 to 30 mph after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Snow. Highs in the mid 20s to lower 30s. Variable
wind 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Snow. Lows 20 to 25.
.SUNDAY...Snow likely. Highs 25 to 30.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow
showers. Lows in the mid teens. Highs around 20.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Lows
5 to 15 above.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Cloudy with a chance of snow. Highs
15 to 20. Lows around 10.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

Valdez       38     31     35  /  80     80     60


$$

AKZ135-150200-
Southeast Prince William Sound-
Including the city of Cordova
315 AM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...rain...heavy at times. Highs in the lower
40s. North wind 15 mph.
.TONIGHT...Rain in the evening, then scattered rain showers after
midnight. Lows in the mid 30s. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny with isolated rain showers in the morning,
then rain in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 40s. East wind
10 to 25 mph. Gusts to 35 mph in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Rain. Lows in the upper 30s. East wind 25 to
40 mph with gusts to 50 mph.
.SATURDAY...Rain in the morning, then rain and snow in the
afternoon. Highs in the lower 40s. South wind 15 to 30 mph. Gusts
to 45 mph in the morning.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...snow and rain. Lows 30 to 35.
.SUNDAY...rain and snow showers likely. Highs 35 to
40.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Lows 25 to
30.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Highs
30 to 35.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 20.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow.
Highs around 30. Lows 20 to 25.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

Cordova      43     36     43  / 100     80     80


$$

AKZ141-150200-
Copper River Basin-
Including the cities of Glennallen, Eureka, McCarthy, Paxson,
and Slana
315 AM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...Snow likely in the morning, then snow and rain likely in
the afternoon. Snow accumulation up to
5 inches. Highs in the mid 20s to mid 30s...coolest through the
passes.  variable wind to 10 mph.
.TONIGHT...Cloudy. Scattered snow and rain showers in the
evening, then scattered snow showers after midnight. Lows 15 to
25...coolest through the passes. Light winds except southeast
15 mph along the Copper River.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Isolated snow showers in the morning.
Highs in the mid 20s to lower 30s. Variable wind 10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a chance of snow. Lows 10 to
20 above. Variable wind 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cloudy with a chance of snow. Highs in the mid teens
to lower 30s. Variable wind 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a chance of snow. Lows in the
teens.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a chance of snow showers.
Highs 15 to 25. Lows 5 below to 5 above.
.MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow.
Highs zero to 10 above. Lows 5 below to 15 below.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

Glennallen   31     23     28  /  70     40     10


$$

AKZ145-150200-
Susitna Valley-
Including the cities of Talkeetna, Willow, and Cantwell
315 AM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...Partly sunny in the morning, then cloudy with a slight
chance of rain and snow in the afternoon. Highs in the lower to
mid 30s. Light winds.
.TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy with scattered snow showers. Lows in the
lower to mid 20s. Light winds.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny in the morning then becoming cloudy. A
slight chance of snow. Highs in the lower to mid 30s. Light
winds.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a chance of snow. Lows in the 20s.
Variable wind 10 mph. Gusts to 20 mph after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Cloudy with a chance of snow. Highs around 30. North
wind 15 mph in the morning becoming light.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a chance of snow. Lows 15 to 25.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow
showers. Highs in the 20s. Lows 5 to 15.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Highs in the teens.
Lows 5 below to 5 above.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow.
Highs in the teens. Lows 5 below to 5 above.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

Talkeetna    36     26     34  /  30     30     20


$$

AKZ171-150200-
Kodiak Island-
Including the city of Kodiak City
315 AM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs around 40. Light winds.
.TONIGHT...Mostly clear in the evening, then mostly cloudy with a
slight chance of rain after midnight. Lows in the lower 30s.
South wind 10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Rain in the morning, then scattered rain showers in the
afternoon. Highs in the lower 40s. Southeast wind 15 to 30 mph
becoming southwest 15 mph in the afternoon. Along Shelikof
Strait...southeast wind 20 to 35 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows
in the mid 30s. Light winds becoming west 10 to 15 mph after
midnight.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs around 40.
Southwest wind 15 to 30 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain and
snow. Lows 30 to 35.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow. Highs
35 to 40.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows around
30.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 30 to 35.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow.
Lows 25 to 30. Highs in the mid 30s.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of
snow and rain. Lows 30 to 35. Highs 35 to 40.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

Kodiak City   40     31     42  /  10     50     80


$$



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