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ALASKA ZONE WEATHER FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
318 PM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

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

AKZ101-051345-
ANCHORAGE-
INCLUDING...ANCHORAGE...EAGLE RIVER...INDIAN...EKLUTNA
318 PM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS ALONG THE
MOUNTAINS IN THE EVENING. LOWS IN THE MID 30S TO LOWER 40S. EAST
WIND 5 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS IN THE EVENING TO 25 MPH ALONG SOUTH AND
WEST ANCHORAGE. ALONG TURNAGAIN ARM AND HIGHER
ELEVATIONS...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 30 MPH DECREASING TO 10 TO 15
MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON
MAINLY ALONG THE MOUNTAINS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S.
VARIABLE WIND TO 10 MPH EXCEPT SOUTHEAST 20 TO 35 MPH ALONG TURNAGAIN
ARM AND HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE MID 30S TO LOWER 40S. VARIABLE WIND 10 MPH
EXCEPT SOUTHEAST 20 TO 35 MPH ALONG TURNAGAIN ARM AND HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
40S TO MID 50S. VARIABLE WIND 10 MPH EXCEPT SOUTHEAST 10 TO 25 MPH
ALONG TURNAGAIN ARM AND HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING... THEN
ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE MID 30S TO LOWER 40S.
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH EXCEPT SOUTHEAST 10 TO 25 MPH ALONG TURNAGAIN
ARM AND HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS 45 TO 55.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 30S. HIGHS
IN THE 50S.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 35 TO 45. HIGHS 45
TO 55.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
LOWS 35 TO 45. HIGHS 45 TO 55.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 35 TO 45. HIGHS
IN THE 50S.

&&
                  TEMPERATURE         /       PRECIPITATION

ANCHORAGE    41     52     40     52  /   0     30     60     60


$$

AKZ111-051345-
MATANUSKA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...PALMER...WASILLA...SUTTON...CHICKALOON
318 PM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S TO LOWER 40S. EAST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
HIGHS IN THE 50S. EAST WIND TO 10 MPH. GUSTS 15 TO 30 MPH IN THE
AFTERNOON ALONG THE KNIK RIVER VALLEY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE MID 30S TO LOWER 40S. EAST WIND 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE EVENING
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE 50S.
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 25 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE MID 30S TO LOWER 40S. SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 25 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE 50S.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 35 TO 45.
HIGHS IN THE 50S.
.MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. HIGHS 55 TO 65. LOWS 35 TO 45.

&&
                  TEMPERATURE         /       PRECIPITATION

PALMER       38     55     39     54  /  40     20     40     50
WASILLA      37     54     39     52  /  40      0     50     40


$$

AKZ121-051345-
WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA-
INCLUDING...KENAI...SOLDOTNA...HOMER...COOPER LANDING
318 PM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS AROUND KACHEMAK
BAY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S TO LOWER 40S. NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 20
MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS AROUND
50. EAST WIND 10 TO 25 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S TO LOWER 40S. NORTHEAST
WIND 10 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S
TO MID 50S...WARMEST NORTH OF CLAM GULCH. VARIABLE WIND TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID 30S TO LOWER 40S. VARIABLE WIND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS 45 TO 55.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 35 TO 45.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 45 TO 55. LOWS 35 TO
45.
.MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
HIGHS 45 TO 55. LOWS 35 TO 45.

&&
                  TEMPERATURE         /       PRECIPITATION

KENAI        36     52     37     52  /   0     40     70     50
SOLDOTNA     35     52     36     53  /   0     40     60     60
HOMER        39     51     40     51  /  20     70     80     40


$$

AKZ125-051345-
WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
INCLUDING...WHITTIER...SEWARD...GIRDWOOD...MOOSE PASS
318 PM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...LIGHT RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE 30S. EAST WIND 10 TO 25 MPH.
.THURSDAY...RAIN. HIGHS IN THE 40S. EAST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH. THROUGH
PORTAGE VALLEY AND TURNAGAIN ARM...EAST WIND 15 TO 30 MPH INCREASING
TO 30 TO 40 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...RAIN. LOWS IN THE 30S. EAST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH EXCEPT
EAST 25 TO 35 MPH THROUGH PORTAGE VALLEY AND TURNAGAIN ARM.
.FRIDAY...RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S. VARIABLE
WIND TO 10 MPH. THROUGH PORTAGE VALLEY AND TURNAGAIN ARM...EAST WIND
20 TO 25 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE 30S. LIGHT WINDS EXCEPT EAST 20 TO 25
MPH THROUGH PORTAGE VALLEY AND TURNAGAIN ARM.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS 45
TO 55.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 30S. HIGHS
45 TO 55.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 30S.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE 40S. LOWS 35 TO 45.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
HIGHS 45 TO 55. LOWS 35 TO 45.

&&
                  TEMPERATURE         /       PRECIPITATION

SEWARD       37     47     37     48  /  60     80     90     70
GIRDWOOD     35     44     36     46  /  40     70     70     60


$$

AKZ131-051345-
NORTHEAST PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
INCLUDING...VALDEZ...THOMPSON PASS
318 PM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S EXCEPT AROUND 30 THROUGH THE PASS. LIGHT
WINDS.
.THURSDAY...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY
IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S EXCEPT AROUND 40 THROUGH
THE PASS. VARIABLE WIND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S EXCEPT IN THE LOWER
30S THROUGH THE PASS. VARIABLE WIND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...RAIN. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S TO MID 40S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO
15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S TO MID 30S. VARIABLE
WIND TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS 45 TO 50.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS AROUND 50. LOWS IN
THE MID 30S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 50.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS AROUND 50.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40.
HIGHS 50 TO 55.

&&
                  TEMPERATURE         /       PRECIPITATION

VALDEZ       39     48     39     46  /  40     60     90     80


$$

AKZ135-051345-
SOUTHEAST PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
INCLUDING...CORDOVA
318 PM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. EAST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...RAIN...HEAVY AT TIMES. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
EAST WIND 15 TO 30 MPH.
.FRIDAY...RAIN. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH IN
THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. VARIABLE WIND 10
MPH.
.SATURDAY...RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS 45 TO 50.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 40.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 45 TO 50.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 45 TO 50.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 40 TO 45. HIGHS 45 TO 50.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 50.

&&
                  TEMPERATURE         /       PRECIPITATION

CORDOVA      39     46     39     44  /  80     80    100     90


$$

AKZ141-051345-
COPPER RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING...GLENNALLEN...EUREKA...MCCARTHY...PAXSON...SLANA
318 PM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING
SOUTH AND EAST OF GLENNALLEN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S TO LOWER
30S...COOLEST THROUGH THE PASSES. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS
AROUND 50 EXCEPT IN THE LOWER 40S THROUGH THE PASSES. SOUTHEAST
WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN
THE MID 20S TO MID 30S. EAST WIND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN
SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID
50S EXCEPT IN THE MID 40S THROUGH THE PASSES. SOUTH WIND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS...MIXED WITH SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. SOUTH WIND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS 45 TO 55.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE 30S. HIGHS 45 TO 55.
.SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 30S.
HIGHS IN THE 50S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 55 TO 65.

&&
                  TEMPERATURE         /       PRECIPITATION

GLENNALLEN   32     52     32     54  /   0      0     40     40


$$

AKZ145-051345-
SUSITNA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...TALKEETNA...WILLOW...CANTWELL
318 PM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING THEN MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS
IN THE MID 20S TO MID 30S. LIGHT WINDS.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S EXCEPT IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S TOWARD THE PARK. VARIABLE
WIND TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
MID 20S TO MID 30S. NORTHEAST WIND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S EXCEPT IN THE LOWER TO MID
40S TOWARD THE PARK. VARIABLE WIND TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE 30S. VARIABLE WIND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
50S.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 35 TO 45. HIGHS IN THE 50S.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE 50S. LOWS 35 TO 45.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS 55 TO 65.

&&
                  TEMPERATURE         /       PRECIPITATION

TALKEETNA    32     58     34     53  /  60     40     40     60


$$

AKZ171-051345-
KODIAK ISLAND-
INCLUDING...KODIAK CITY
318 PM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS DEVELOPING IN THE EVENING...THEN
NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
VARIABLE WIND 10 MPH BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 T0 TO 25 MPH AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...RAIN. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 30
MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS AROUND 40. SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.
ALONG SHELIKOF STRAIT...EAST WIND 15 TO 30 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
40S. SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 40S. LIGHT WINDS.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS AROUND 50.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 40 TO 45. HIGHS AROUND
50.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
40 TO 45.
.MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS
45 TO 50. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.

&&
                  TEMPERATURE         /       PRECIPITATION

KODIAK CITY   39     46     40     48  /  60    100     60     40


$$


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