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

Palmer, Palmer Municipal Airport (PAAQ)

Lat: 61.6°NLon: 149.08°WElev: 243ft.

Fair and Windy

20°F

-7°C

Humidity 27%
Wind Speed NE 26 G 43 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1014.7 mb)
Dewpoint -9°F (-23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill2°F (-17°C)
Last update 2 Mar 5:53 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SW Chickaloon AK

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around -4. East wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -4 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 15. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light  in the afternoon.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 15 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 10 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 21 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly between 9pm and midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 16 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 27 °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 15. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 15 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.

    Chance Snow

    High: 27 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of snow before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 13 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around -4. East wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 15. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph after midnight.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly between 9pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers before 9pm, then a chance of snow after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Thursday
A chance of snow after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Friday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28.
Friday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Saturday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SW Chickaloon AK
 61.77°N 148.52°W (Elev. 965 ft)
3:11 pm AKST Mar 2, 2024
6pm AKST Mar 2, 2024-6pm AKST Mar 9, 2024
 
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