Southwestern Storm to Bring Rain and Thunderstorm Potential, and Snow in the Mountains

A storm in the Southwest will produce rain, locally heavy with the potential for flash flooding this weekend. Mountain snow will spread across the Southwest, Great Basin, and into the South/Central Rockies. The whole storm shifts into the Plains later in the weekend while a new system brings rain and mountain snow from the Northwest to the Northern Rockies. Read More >

Current conditions at

Kenai, Kenai Municipal Airport (PAEN)

Lat: 60.57°NLon: 151.25°WElev: 98ft.

Light Snow

-6°C

21°F

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed S 20 km/h
Barometer 989.5 mb (29.21 in)
Dewpoint -9°C (16°F)
Visibility 8 km
Wind Chill-13°C (8°F)
Last update 21 Feb 6:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Nikiski AK

Winter Weather Advisory until February 22, 06:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until February 22, 06:00am

    NOW until
    6:00am Sat

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow.  Low around -9. South wind 15 to 20 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 4 to 6 centimeters possible.

    Snow

    Low: -9 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers likely, mainly before 9am.  Cloudy, with a high near -6. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one centimeter possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely then
    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    High: -6 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Isolated snow showers before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -18. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers

    Low: -18 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near -11. Calm wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: -11 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around -21. Calm wind becoming northeast 5 to 10 km/h after midnight.

    Clear

    Low: -21 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near -9. Northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: -9 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -14.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -14 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near -3.

    Chance Snow

    High: -3 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow. Low around -9. South wind 15 to 20 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 4 to 6 centimeters possible.
Saturday
Snow showers likely, mainly before 9am. Cloudy, with a high near -6. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one centimeter possible.
Saturday Night
Isolated snow showers before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -18. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -11. Calm wind.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around -21. Calm wind becoming northeast 5 to 10 km/h after midnight.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near -9. Northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -14.
Tuesday
A chance of snow after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -3.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -11.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -3.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -12.
Thursday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -5.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -16.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -7.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Nikiski AK
 60.72°N 151.32°W (Elev. 48 m)
7:17 pm AKST Feb 21, 2020
7pm AKST Feb 21, 2020-6pm AKST Feb 28, 2020
 
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