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FPAK51 PAFC 051923 AAB
ZFPAER

ALASKA ZONE WEATHER FORECASTS...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
1023 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

UPDATED ZONE 101 111 121

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

AKZ101-060345-
ANCHORAGE-
INCLUDING...ANCHORAGE...EAGLE RIVER...INDIAN...EKLUTNA
1023 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

UPDATED

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED...

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. ISOLATED RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S TO LOWER 40S. LIGHT WINDS EXCEPT
SOUTHEAST 15 MPH ALONG TURNAGAIN ARM AND HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
.TONIGHT...SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 2 INCHES...HIGHEST AMOUNTS ALONG
THE HILLSIDE. LOWS AROUND 30. VARIABLE WIND TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SNOW BRIEFLY CHANGING TO DRIZZLE OR FREEZING DRIZZLE
BEFORE ENDING IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN IN
THE AFTERNOON. LITTLE OR NO SNOW OR ICE ACCUMULATION. HIGHS IN
THE 30S. VARIABLE WIND TO 10 MPH. ALONG TURNAGAIN ARM AND HIGHER
ELEVATIONS...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 25 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SNOW AND RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S.
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE 30S. SOUTH WIND 10 TO
20 MPH. ALONG TURNAGAIN ARM AND HIGHER ELEVATIONS...SOUTHEAST
WIND 20 TO 35 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE TEENS.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. HIGHS 15 TO 25. LOWS 5 TO 15.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE TEENS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS ZERO TO 10 ABOVE.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE TEENS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS ZERO TO
10 ABOVE. HIGHS IN THE TEENS.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

ANCHORAGE    35     29     35  /  30    100     80



$$

AKZ111-060345-
MATANUSKA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...PALMER...WASILLA...SUTTON...CHICKALOON
1023 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

UPDATED

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED...

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. ISOLATED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
HIGHS IN THE MID 30S TO LOWER 40S. VARIABLE WIND TO 10 MPH.
.TONIGHT...SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION 1 TO 3 INCHES...HIGHEST AMOUNTS NEAR
THE TALKEETNA MOUNTAINS. LOWS AROUND 30. VARIABLE WIND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SNOW CHANGING TO DRIZZLE AROUND MIDDAY. UP TO 1 INCH
ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION. HIGHS IN THE 30S. SOUTH WIND TO
15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. SOUTH WIND
10 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE 30S. SOUTHWEST WIND
10 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
5 TO 15 ABOVE.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. HIGHS 15 TO 25. LOWS 5 TO 15 ABOVE.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE TEENS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS ZERO TO 10 ABOVE.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE TEENS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS ZERO TO
10 ABOVE. HIGHS IN THE TEENS.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

PALMER       39     31     37  /  30    100     80
WASILLA      38     29     35  /  20    100     80



$$

AKZ121-060345-
WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA-
INCLUDING...KENAI...SOLDOTNA...HOMER...COOPER LANDING
1023 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED...

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG BECOMING PATCHY IN THE
AFTERNOON. SCATTERED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S
TO LOWER 40S. LIGHT WINDS.
.TONIGHT...CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S TO MID 30S. SOUTH WIND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE OR FREEZING DRIZZLE
IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S TO LOWER 40S. SOUTH WIND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SNOW AND RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE 30S. SOUTH WIND 10 TO 25 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN PARTLY
CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE
MID 30S TO LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE TEENS.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE 20S.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE TEENS.
.MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. HIGHS 15 TO 25. LOWS IN
THE TEENS.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

KENAI        36     28     36  /  30     20     20
SOLDOTNA     38     28     38  /  30     40     20
HOMER        39     32     39  /  40     40     30



$$

AKZ125-060345-
WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
INCLUDING...WHITTIER...SEWARD...GIRDWOOD...MOOSE PASS
1023 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 30S TO LOWER 40S. VARIABLE WIND 10 MPH.
.TONIGHT...A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW
AND RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 1 INCH. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 20S TO MID 30S. VARIABLE WIND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S
TO LOWER 40S. SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SNOW AND RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S TO UPPER 30S. SOUTHEAST WIND
10 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SNOW AND RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
AND RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S TO LOWER 40S.
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 10 TO 20 MPH IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
5 TO 15.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE 20S. LOWS IN THE TEENS.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 15 TO 25.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 5 TO 15 ABOVE.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 15 TO 25.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 5 TO 15.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 15 TO 25.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

SEWARD       42     35     40  /  40     60     40
GIRDWOOD     42     34     41  /  40    100     60



$$

AKZ131-060345-
NORTHEAST PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
INCLUDING...VALDEZ...THOMPSON PASS
1023 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN SCATTERED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
HIGHS IN THE 30S. VARIABLE WIND 10 MPH.
.TONIGHT...A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 1 INCH. LOWS IN THE MID
TO UPPER 20S. VARIABLE WIND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW AND RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 1 INCH. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO
MID 30S. SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SNOW AND RAIN...POSSIBLY HEAVY AT TIMES. LOWS
AROUND 30. SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH EXCEPT SOUTH 20 TO 35 MPH
THROUGH THE PASS.
.SATURDAY...SNOW IN THE MORNING...POSSIBLY HEAVY AT TIMES...THEN
SNOW AND RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S TO MID 30S.
SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 20.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW.
HIGHS 25 TO 30. LOWS 10 TO 15.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW.
HIGHS AROUND 20. LOWS AROUND 10.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 15 TO 20. LOWS
5 TO 15 ABOVE.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

VALDEZ       36     28     34  /  40     80     80



$$

AKZ135-060345-
SOUTHEAST PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
INCLUDING...CORDOVA
1023 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. VARIABLE WIND TO 10 MPH.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. VARIABLE WIND TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN
THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS AROUND 40. VARIABLE WIND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...RAIN...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTH WIND 10
TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SNOW LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE MID 30S.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW.
LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS AROUND 30.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE
MID TEENS.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. HIGHS 20 TO 25. LOWS 15 TO 20.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

CORDOVA      44     35     40  /  50     40     70



$$

AKZ141-060345-
COPPER RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING...GLENNALLEN...EUREKA...MCCARTHY...PAXSON...SLANA
1023 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
PATCHY MORNING FOG...POSSIBLY LOCALLY DENSE AT TIMES. HIGHS IN
THE MID 20S TO UPPER 30S...WARMEST SOUTHEAST OF GLENNALLEN. LIGHT
WINDS.
.TONIGHT...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW. SNOW TOWARD THE ALASKA
RANGE WITH ACCUMULATIONS UP TO 2 INCHES. LOWS 10 TO 25 ABOVE.
SOUTH WIND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW...EXCEPT SNOW TOWARD
THE ALASKA RANGE WITH ACCUMULATIONS 1 TO 3 INCHES. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 20S TO UPPER 30S. SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 MPH EXCEPT SOUTHEAST
10 TO 25 MPH ALONG THE COPPER RIVER.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S TO MID 30S...COOLEST
THROUGH THE PASSES. SOUTH WIND 10 TO 25 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SNOW LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE 30S EXCEPT IN THE UPPER 20S
THROUGH THE PASSES. SOUTH WIND 10 TO 20 MPH EXCEPT SOUTH 15 TO
25 MPH ALONG THE COPPER RIVER.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
5 TO 15.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW.
HIGHS 15 TO 25. LOWS 5 BELOW TO 5 ABOVE.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW.
HIGHS 5 TO 15. LOWS 5 BELOW TO 15 BELOW.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. HIGHS ZERO TO 10 ABOVE. LOWS 5 BELOW TO 15 BELOW.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

GLENNALLEN   29     18     33  /   0     50     50



$$

AKZ145-060345-
SUSITNA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...TALKEETNA...WILLOW...CANTWELL
1023 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TODAY...CLOUDY WITH PATCHY MORNING FOG...POSSIBLY LOCALLY DENSE
AT TIMES. NUMEROUS SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS. LITTLE TO NO SNOW
ACCUMULATION. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S TO MID 30S. LIGHT WINDS.
.TONIGHT...SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION 1 TO 4 INCHES...MAINLY FROM
THE PARKS HIGHWAY EAST. LOWS IN THE MID TEENS TO LOWER 30S.
VARIABLE WIND TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT SNOW ENDING AS A BRIEF PERIOD OF DRIZZLE OR
FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE AFTERNOON. LITTLE TO NO SNOW OR ICE
ACCUMULATION. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S TO MID 30S. SOUTHEAST WIND 15
MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SNOW...POSSIBLY HEAVY AT TIMES. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S TO LOWER 30S. SOUTH WIND 10 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS TO 35 MPH NORTH
OF TALKEETNA.
.SATURDAY...SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S TO LOWER 30S.
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS TO 35 MPH IN THE MORNING NORTH OF
TALKEETNA.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
ZERO TO 10 ABOVE.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
HIGHS 15 TO 25. LOWS ZERO TO 10 ABOVE.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE TEENS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 5 BELOW TO 5 ABOVE.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE TEENS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 5 BELOW TO
5 ABOVE. HIGHS IN THE TEENS.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

TALKEETNA     34     26    33  /   60    100    70



$$

AKZ171-060345-
KODIAK ISLAND-
INCLUDING...KODIAK CITY
1023 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. VARIABLE WIND 10 MPH.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
LIGHT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST WIND
15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO
30 MPH.
.SATURDAY...RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH
SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
WEST WIND 15 TO 30 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE MID 20S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
AROUND 30.
.SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE
MID 20S. HIGHS 25 TO 30.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
AROUND 30.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

KODIAK CITY   44     36     43  /  40     20      0



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