Massive Heat Wave; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain

A massive heat wave is consuming much of the Midwest into the Southern tier of the U.S. with hazy, hot and humid conditions. These dangerous conditions will likely persist through Thursday as widespread excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect. North and east of the heat and area of high pressure, thunderstorms with damaging and severe winds, large hail and heavy rain are likely. Read More >

Current conditions at

McKinley Park, McKinley National Park Airport (PAIN)

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

Fair with Haze

57°F

14°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed W 3 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1012.7 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 6 Jul 12:56 am AKDT
Extended Forecast for

Denali Park AK

Dense Smoke Advisory until July 8, 12:00am
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Dense Smoke Advisory
  •  
    Dense Smoke Advisory until July 8, 12:00am

    NOW until
    12:00am Fri

    Dense Smoke Advisory

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Widespread smoke. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. West wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and frequent lightning.  Widespread smoke. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and frequent lightning.  Widespread smoke. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. South wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Widespread smoke. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. South wind 15 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Smoke then
    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Widespread smoke, mainly before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. South wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Smoke

    Low: 44 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 10am.  Areas of smoke. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Areas of smoke. Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Areas Smoke

    Low: 46 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Widespread smoke. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and frequent lightning. Widespread smoke. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and frequent lightning. Widespread smoke. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. South wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Widespread smoke. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. South wind 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Widespread smoke, mainly before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. South wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Areas of smoke. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Areas of smoke. Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Monday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 72.
Monday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 45.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
Denali Park AK
 63.73°N 148.89°W (Elev. 1601 ft)
5:57 pm AKDT Jul 5, 2022
1am AKDT Jul 6, 2022-6pm AKDT Jul 12, 2022
 
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