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

A significant winter storm continues to impact much of the West with heavy mountain snow and widespread damaging winds, including dangerous, blizzard conditions in the Sierra Nevada. In the Central and Southern High Plains, an expansive area of warm, dry, and windy conditions is leading to a large area of elevated to high-end critical fire-weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

Wasilla, Wasilla Airport (PAWS)

Lat: 61.57°NLon: 149.54°WElev: 348ft.

Fair

17°F

-8°C

Humidity 25%
Wind Speed NE 14 G 29 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1017.1 mb)
Dewpoint -13°F (-25°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill3°F (-16°C)
Last update 2 Mar 8:56 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ESE Big Lake AK

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around -9. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -9 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 15. Calm wind.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 15 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of snow between 9pm and midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 8. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 8 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 23 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 16. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 16 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 31. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 31 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Cloudy then
    Chance Snow

    Low: 18 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.

    Chance Snow

    High: 29 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 14 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around -9. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 15. Calm wind.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of snow between 9pm and midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 8. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 16. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 31. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 18.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Thursday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 26.
Friday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Saturday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ESE Big Lake AK
 61.54°N 149.77°W (Elev. 197 ft)
8:50 pm AKST Mar 2, 2024
9pm AKST Mar 2, 2024-6pm AKST Mar 9, 2024
 
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