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ALASKA ZONE WEATHER FORECASTS...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
517 AM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

UPDATED ZONE 125

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

AKZ101-180230-
ANCHORAGE-
INCLUDING...ANCHORAGE...EAGLE RIVER...INDIAN...EKLUTNA
517 AM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SNOW...RAIN...AND FREEZING
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE LOW TO MID 30S. VARIABLE WIND TO 10 MPH.
ALONG TURNAGAIN ARM AND HIGHER ELEVATIONS...EAST WIND 10 TO 25
MPH.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S. VARIABLE
WIND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS AROUND 30. NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO
15
MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 20S. VARIABLE WIND
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 30. VARIABLE WIND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 20S.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 25 TO 35.
LOWS IN THE 20S.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW.
HIGHS 25 TO 35. LOWS 15 TO 25.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW.
LOWS IN THE TEENS. HIGHS IN THE 20S.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

ANCHORAGE    35     24     32  /  40      0      0



$$

AKZ111-180230-
MATANUSKA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...PALMER...WASILLA...SUTTON...CHICKALOON
517 AM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SNOW OR FREEZING RAIN
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE 30S. VARIABLE WIND 10 MPH.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 15 TO 20. VARIABLE WIND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 30. VARIABLE WIND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S.
VARIABLE WIND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S TO LOWER 30S.
VARIABLE WIND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 15 TO 25.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 25 TO 35.
LOWS 15 TO 25.
.SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW.
HIGHS 25 TO 35. LOWS IN THE TEENS.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

PALMER     32    16    29     /    30    0    0
WASILLA    37    20    31     /    30    0    0



$$

AKZ121-180230-
WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA-
INCLUDING...KENAI...SOLDOTNA...HOMER...COOPER LANDING
517 AM AKST WED DEC 17 2014
.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. NORTH OF CLAM GULCH...A CHANCE OF SNOW AND
RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S TO LOWER 40S. VARIABLE WIND TO
10 MPH.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S TO MID 30S.
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 25 MPH...STRONGEST ALONG THE INLET.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE 30S. NORTH WIND 10 TO
20 MPH EXCEPT NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH AROUND KACHEMAK BAY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S TO LOWER 30S.
NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 MPH EXCEPT NORTHEAST 10 TO 25 MPH AROUND
KACHEMAK
BAY.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S TO UPPER 30S. NORTH WIND 10 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
25 TO 35.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS IN THE 30S.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 25 TO 35.
.SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW.
HIGHS IN THE 30S. LOWS 15 TO 25.

AKZ121-180230-
WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA-
INCLUDING...KENAI...SOLDOTNA...HOMER...COOPER LANDING
517 AM AKST WED DEC 17 2014
.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. NORTH OF CLAM GULCH...A CHANCE OF SNOW AND
RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S TO LOWER 40S. VARIABLE WIND TO
10 MPH.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S TO MID 30S.
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 25 MPH...STRONGEST ALONG THE INLET.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE 30S. NORTH WIND 10 TO
20 MPH EXCEPT NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH AROUND KACHEMAK BAY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S TO LOWER 30S.
NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 MPH EXCEPT NORTHEAST 10 TO 25 MPH AROUND
KACHEMAK
BAY.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S TO UPPER 30S. NORTH WIND 10 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
25 TO 35.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS IN THE 30S.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 25 TO 35.
.SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW.
HIGHS IN THE 30S. LOWS 15 TO 25.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

KENAI        37     27     36  /  40      0      0
SOLDOTNA     35     26     34  /  40      0      0
HOMER        42     32     38  /   0      0      0



$$

AKZ125-180230-
WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
INCLUDING...WHITTIER...SEWARD...GIRDWOOD...MOOSE PASS
517 AM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

UPDATED

.TODAY...NUMEROUS RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SCATTERED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED
POCKETS OF FREEZING RAIN INLAND IN THE MORNING. PATCHY MORNING
FOG. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 1 INCH...MAINLY INLAND. HIGHS IN THE
30S. NORTH TO EAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH EXCEPT EAST 10 TO 25 MPH
THROUGH PORTAGE VALLEY AND TURNAGAIN ARM.
.TONIGHT...SNOW LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 1 INCH. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S TO LOWER 30S. EAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH...EXCEPT NORTH 10 TO 20
MPH NEAR SEWARD.
.THURSDAY...CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE 30S.
NORTH TO EAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH EXCEPT NORTH 10 TO 25 MPH NEAR
SEWARD.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID 20S TO LOWER 30S.
NORTH TO EAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH EXCEPT NORTH 15 MPH NEAR SEWARD.
.FRIDAY...SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW LIKELY
IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S TO UPPER 30S. EAST WIND
10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY. LOWS 25 TO 35.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE
30S. LOWS 25 TO 35.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS IN
THE 30S.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 25 TO
35.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE 30S.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW.
LOWS IN THE 20S. HIGHS 25 TO 35.


&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

SEWARD       37     26     36  /  50     50     40
GIRDWOOD     34     23     30  /  80     60      0



$$

AKZ131-180230-
NORTHEAST PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
INCLUDING...VALDEZ...THOMPSON PASS
517 AM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

.TODAY...SNOW SHOWERS...MIXING WITH RAIN IN TOWN. SNOW
ACCUMULATION
UP TO
2 INCHES...HIGHEST THROUGH THE PASS. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S EXCEPT
IN
THE MID 20S THROUGH THE PASS. VARIABLE WIND 10 MPH...EXCEPT EAST
10 TO 20 MPH THROUGH THE PASS.
.TONIGHT...NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED
SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 1 INCH. LOWS
10
TO 15 ABOVE. NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S TO LOWER 30S.
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH EXCEPT EAST 25 TO 40 MPH THROUGH THE
PASS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S EXCEPT AROUND 15 THROUGH THE PASS. NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO
15 MPH EXCEPT EAST 25 TO 40 MPH THROUGH THE PASS.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS IN THE 20S.
VARIABLE
WIND 10 MPH EXCEPT NORTHEAST 10 TO 25 MPH THROUGH THE PASS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 20 TO
25.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS AROUND
30. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. HIGHS
30 TO 35.
.SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS AROUND 30.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

VALDEZ       35     17     31  /  80     60      0



$$

AKZ135-180230-
SOUTHEAST PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
INCLUDING...CORDOVA
517 AM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

.TODAY...RAIN. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. EAST WIND 10 TO 25 MPH.
.TONIGHT...RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SNOW AND RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. LITTLE OR NO SNOW ACCUMULATION.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S TO LOWER 30S. NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS AROUND 40. NORTHEAST WIND
15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 30S. NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 25 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SNOW AND RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS AROUND 40. EAST WIND 15 TO
20 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SNOW LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. HIGHS AROUND
40. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
.SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW. HIGHS AROUND 40. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

CORDOVA      41     30     40  /  80     60      0



$$

AKZ141-180230-
COPPER RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING...GLENNALLEN...EUREKA...MCCARTHY...PAXSON...SLANA
517 AM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING.
HIGHS 15 TO 30 ABOVE...WARMEST ALONG THE COPPER RIVER. VARIABLE
WIND
TO 10 MPH. ALONG THE COPPER RIVER...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS ZERO TO
10 ABOVE. VARIABLE WIND TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY MORNING FOG. HIGHS 5 TO
15 ABOVE. VARIABLE WIND TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS ZERO TO 10 ABOVE.
VARIABLE
WIND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PATCHY MORNING FOG. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF SNOW. HIGHS 10 TO 20 ABOVE. LIGHT WINDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW.
PATCHY FOG. LOWS 5 TO 15 ABOVE.
.SATURDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW.
HIGHS IN THE TEENS. LOWS ZERO TO 10 ABOVE.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

GLENNALLEN   27      2     15  /   0      0      0



$$

AKZ145-180230-
SUSITNA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...TALKEETNA...WILLOW...CANTWELL
517 AM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

.TODAY...SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW IN
THE AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 3 INCHES. HIGHS AROUND
30 EXCEPT 15 TO 20 TOWARD THE PARK. LIGHT WINDS.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 15 EXCEPT ZERO TO 5 ABOVE TOWARD THE PARK. VARIABLE WIND
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S EXCEPT 15 TO
20 TOWARD THE PARK. VARIABLE WIND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15 EXCEPT ZERO TO
5 ABOVE TOWARD THE PARK. NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S EXCEPT 15 TO
20 TOWARD THE PARK. VARIABLE WIND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE TEENS.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE 20S.
LOWS IN THE TEENS.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW.
HIGHS IN THE 20S. LOWS IN THE TEENS.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW.
LOWS 5 TO 15. HIGHS 15 TO 25.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

TALKEETNA    28     14     28  /  60      0      0



$$

AKZ171-180230-
KODIAK ISLAND-
INCLUDING...KODIAK CITY
517 AM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

...STRONG WIND LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. VARIABLE WIND 10 MPH INCREASING TO EAST
10 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...RAIN. LOWS AROUND 40. NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 35 MPH.
GUSTS TO 45 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT
.THURSDAY...RAIN. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHEAST
WIND 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHEAST
WIND
15 TO 30 MPH...STRONGEST ALONG SHELIKOF STRAIT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 40S. NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
LOWS AROUND 40.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
HIGHS AROUND 40. LOWS 35 TO 40.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS 35 TO 40.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 25 TO
30.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS
35 TO 40.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

KODIAK CITY   42     40     43  /  20     80     80



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