Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A strong winter storm across the west is currently producing heavy mountain snow, strong/high winds, and heavy low elevation rain to parts of the Pacific Northwest, Great Basin, California and the northern/central Rockies. Impacts are expected to continue through Sunday. Across the High Plains, strong winds and dry air will support Critical to Elevated fire weather conditions through the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Anchorage, Merrill Field Airport (PAMR)

Lat: 61.22°NLon: 149.85°WElev: 138ft.

Fair

22°F

-6°C

Humidity 33%
Wind Speed N 14 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.6 mb)
Dewpoint -3°F (-19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill9°F (-13°C)
Last update 2 Mar 2:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

Merrill Field AK

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 18. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 18 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around -5. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -5 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 16. Calm wind.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 16 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. North wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers after 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 24. North wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 24 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 17 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 31 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow showers before 9pm, then a chance of snow after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 18 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.

    Chance Snow

    High: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 18. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around -5. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Sunday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 16. Calm wind.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. North wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 24. North wind around 5 mph.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers before 9pm, then a chance of snow after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.
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.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Friday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
Merrill Field AK
 61.21°N 149.83°W (Elev. 135 ft)
3:11 pm AKST Mar 2, 2024
3pm AKST Mar 2, 2024-6pm AKST Mar 8, 2024
 
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