Heavy Snowfall in the Northern Rockies & Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather Concerns Over the West

A low pressure system will bring significant snowfall from the northern Rockies into the northern Plains this weekend, along with bitterly cold temperatures. Meanwhile, dry and gusty conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions over parts of California and the Four Corners region. Across the East, temperatures will gradually turn cooler in most areas with scattered precipitation. Read More >

Current conditions at

Puntilla (PAPT)

Lat: 62.1°NLon: 152.75°WElev: 1837ft.

Overcast

32°F

0°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 30.30 in
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 25.00 mi
Wind Chill27°F (-3°C)
Last update 23 Oct 12:57 pm AKDT
Extended Forecast for

30 Miles NNW Chelatna Lodge AK

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 16. Southeast wind around 35 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.

    Chance Snow

    High: 16 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow likely, mainly after 10pm.  Areas of blowing snow after 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 12. South wind 25 to 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 12 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow likely.  Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. South wind 35 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 17 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow.  Areas of blowing snow before 10pm. Low around 14. South wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 14 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. South wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 21 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 19 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 20.

    Chance Snow

    High: 20 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 11 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 13 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 16. Southeast wind around 35 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.
Tonight
Snow likely, mainly after 10pm. Areas of blowing snow after 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 12. South wind 25 to 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday
Snow likely. Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. South wind 35 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday Night
Snow. Areas of blowing snow before 10pm. Low around 14. South wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. South wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 20.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 6.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 11.
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Point Forecast:
30 Miles NNW Chelatna Lodge AK
 62.82°N 151.84°W (Elev. 8199 ft)
4:38 am AKDT Oct 23, 2020
3pm AKDT Oct 23, 2020-6pm AKDT Oct 29, 2020
 
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