Widespread Summer Heat; Enhanced Severe Weather

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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Anchorage, Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (PANC)

Lat: 61.17°NLon: 150°WElev: 144ft.

Smoke

61°F

16°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed N 3 mph
Barometer 29.85 in (1010.8 mb)
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 1.50 mi
Last update 19 Aug 6:53 pm AKDT
Extended Forecast for

Merrill Field AK

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Widespread smoke. Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Calm wind.

    Smoke

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Widespread smoke, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.

    Smoke

    High: 62 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Widespread smoke, mainly after 1am. Mostly clear, with a low around 48. South wind around 5 mph.

    Smoke

    Low: 48 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Widespread smoke, mainly before 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 64. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.

    Smoke

    High: 64 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Areas of smoke. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.

    Areas Smoke

    Low: 50 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 65.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Widespread smoke. Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Calm wind.
Tuesday
Widespread smoke, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
Widespread smoke, mainly after 1am. Mostly clear, with a low around 48. South wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Widespread smoke, mainly before 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 64. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Areas of smoke. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Friday
A chance of showers after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Monday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
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Point Forecast:
Merrill Field AK
 61.21°N 149.89°W (Elev. 98 ft)
3:45 pm AKDT Aug 19, 2019
7pm AKDT Aug 19, 2019-6pm AKDT Aug 26, 2019
 
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