Upcoming Pattern Shift to Bring Heavy Mountain Snow to the West

Heavy, accumulating snow is likely today in the Cascades and Sierra Nevada. Another Bering Sea storm will bring strong winds and heavy precipitation to the Aleutians and southwest Alaska into Thursday. Light snow is expected from the Ohio Valley into the Northeast. A widespread and significant winter storm is expected to move into the Central Rockies and High Plains Thursday into Friday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Portage, Portage Glacier (PATO)

Lat: 60.78°NLon: 148.83°WElev: 95ft.

Fair

20°F

-7°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 29.53 in (999.9 mb)
Dewpoint 11°F (-12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill11°F (-12°C)
Last update 8 Dec 2:53 am AKST
Extended Forecast for

14 Miles NE Alyeska AK

Winter Storm Watch December 9, 09:00am until December 10, 03:00am
Click here for hazard details and duration
Winter Storm Watch
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Areas of blowing snow. Mostly clear, with a low around 2. Northwest wind around 20 mph.

    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 2 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of snow after 3pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 11. North wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Sunny then
    Chance Snow

    High: 11 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 5. North wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Chance Snow
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 5 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Snow, mainly after 9am. The snow could be heavy at times.  Areas of blowing snow after noon. High near 17. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 30 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Snow Likely
    then Heavy
    Snow and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    High: 17 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Areas of blowing snow before midnight. Low around 17. East wind 25 to 35 mph decreasing to 15 to 25 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Heavy Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 17 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers likely, mainly before noon, then a chance of snow after 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 18. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 18 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow before 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 1.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 1 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 8.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 8 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -12.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -12 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Areas of blowing snow. Mostly clear, with a low around 2. Northwest wind around 20 mph.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of snow after 3pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 11. North wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 5. North wind 5 to 15 mph.
Thursday
Snow, mainly after 9am. The snow could be heavy at times. Areas of blowing snow after noon. High near 17. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Thursday Night
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Areas of blowing snow before midnight. Low around 17. East wind 25 to 35 mph decreasing to 15 to 25 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Friday
Snow showers likely, mainly before noon, then a chance of snow after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 18. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow before 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 1.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 8.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -12.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -8.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -15.
Monday
A chance of snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 1.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6.
Tuesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 10.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
14 Miles NE Alyeska AK
 61.1°N 148.83°W (Elev. 4068 ft)
9:58 pm AKST Dec 7, 2021
3am AKST Dec 8, 2021-6pm AKST Dec 14, 2021
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database