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

McKinley Park, McKinley National Park Airport (PAIN)

Lat: 63.73°NLon: 148.92°WElev: 1719ft.

Fair

34°F

1°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.27 in (1029.9 mb)
Dewpoint 17°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Oct 1:56 pm AKDT
Extended Forecast for

14 Miles NW Cantwell AK

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. South wind around 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 20 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 10 percent chance of snow after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. South wind 30 to 35 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 16 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. South wind 40 to 45 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.

    Chance Snow

    High: 23 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. South wind 30 to 40 mph decreasing to 15 to 25 mph after midnight.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Southwest wind 10 to 20 mph.

    Chance Snow

    High: 26 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 24 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 26 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely, mainly before 10pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 14.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 14 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow, mainly before 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18.

    Chance Snow

    High: 18 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. South wind around 25 mph.
Tonight
A 10 percent chance of snow after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. South wind 30 to 35 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. South wind 40 to 45 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. South wind 30 to 40 mph decreasing to 15 to 25 mph after midnight.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Southwest wind 10 to 20 mph.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Snow likely, mainly before 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 14.
Tuesday
A chance of snow, mainly before 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 11.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 0.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 13.
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Point Forecast:
14 Miles NW Cantwell AK
 63.54°N 149.27°W (Elev. 5230 ft)
4:38 am AKDT Oct 23, 2020
2pm AKDT Oct 23, 2020-6pm AKDT Oct 29, 2020
 
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