Potent Southwest Storm with Heavy Mountain Snow and, Locally, Heavy Rain

Tropical moisture and cold Canadian air are combining in the Southwestern states to produce areas of, locally, heavy rain; and widespread heavy mountain snowfall. Flash flooding will be possible in, typically, dry washes of Arizona. Friday, this system moves into the Central U.S. and could produce heavy rain and flash flooding in the Mid-South. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Portage, Portage Glacier (PATO)

Lat: 60.78°NLon: 148.83°WElev: 95ft.

Rain and Windy

43°F

6°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed E 32 G 62 mph
Barometer 29.05 in (983.6 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 2.50 mi
Wind Chill32°F (0°C)
Last update 21 Nov 2:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles N Whittier AK

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 41. East wind around 35 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 41 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 33. East wind 30 to 40 mph becoming north 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 60 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 33 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers likely before noon, then scattered rain showers between noon and 3pm, then snow showers likely after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. East wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 36 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before midnight, then a chance of snow after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 30 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 31. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 31 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 21 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 25 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 16 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of snow showers before 3pm, then a chance of snow after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 20.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 20 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 41. East wind around 35 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tonight
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 33. East wind 30 to 40 mph becoming north 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 60 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Friday
Snow showers likely before noon, then scattered rain showers between noon and 3pm, then snow showers likely after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. East wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Friday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before midnight, then a chance of snow after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 31. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Monday
A chance of snow showers before 3pm, then a chance of snow after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 20.
Monday Night
A chance of snow before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Tuesday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 24.
Tuesday Night
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Wednesday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 29.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles N Whittier AK
 60.86°N 148.67°W (Elev. 2323 ft)
5:56 am AKST Nov 21, 2019
3pm AKST Nov 21, 2019-6pm AKST Nov 27, 2019
 
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