Critical Fire Weather Concerns in the Plains; Powerful Storm in the West; Heavy Lake-Effect Snow Downwind of the Great Lakes

Very warm, dry air combined with winds gusting as high as 30 mph will support critical fire weather concerns across the central Plains through this afternoon. In the west, blizzard conditions in the mountains and heavy coastal rain will prevail through the weekend. Hazardous travel is anticipated. Lake-effect snow will develop over the upper parts of Michigan and southeast Lake Ontario today. Read More >

Current conditions at

Anchorage, Merrill Field Airport (PAMR)

Lat: 61.22°NLon: 149.85°WElev: 138ft.

Overcast

16°F

-9°C

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed NW 15 mph
Barometer 29.70 in (1006.1 mb)
Dewpoint -4°F (-20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill1°F (-17°C)
Last update 29 Feb 5:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNE Knik Heights AK

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -5 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 12. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 12 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -6. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -6 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 14. North wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 14 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -5. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -5 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 16. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 16 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 4 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 21 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 4 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 12. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -6. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 14. North wind around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -5. Calm wind.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 16. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21.
Monday Night
A chance of snow after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Tuesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Thursday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNE Knik Heights AK
 61.16°N 149.78°W (Elev. 312 ft)
4:09 pm AKST Feb 29, 2024
6pm AKST Feb 29, 2024-6pm AKST Mar 7, 2024
 
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