Severe Weather Across the Northern Tier of the Country; Heat Builds Across the Center of the Nation

A frontal boundary will focus the threat for showers and thunderstorms, some severe, across the northern tier of the country through Tuesday. Meanwhile, dangerous heat will expand across the center of the nation through at least the middle of the week. Elevated to critical fire weather conditions will persist across the Great Basin, portions of the Plains and interior Alaska. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fairbanks, Fairbanks International Airport (PAFA)

Lat: 64.8°NLon: 147.88°WElev: 433ft.

Smoke

77°F

25°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.88 in (1012.1 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 4 Jul 1:53 pm AKDT
Extended Forecast for

Standard AK

Red Flag Warning until July 6, 12:00am
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Red Flag Warning
  •  
    Red Flag Warning until July 6, 12:00am

    NOW until
    12:00am Wed

    Red Flag Warning

  • Independence
    Day

    Independence Day: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and frequent lightning.  Areas of smoke. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and frequent lightning.  Areas of smoke. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. West wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and frequent lightning.  Areas of smoke. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. West wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and frequent lightning.  Areas of smoke. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. West wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and frequent lightning.  Areas of smoke. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and frequent lightning.  Areas of smoke. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Isolated showers before 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

Independence Day
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and frequent lightning. Areas of smoke. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and frequent lightning. Areas of smoke. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and frequent lightning. Areas of smoke. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and frequent lightning. Areas of smoke. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and frequent lightning. Areas of smoke. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and frequent lightning. Areas of smoke. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Isolated showers before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Friday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
Standard AK
 64.79°N 148.52°W (Elev. 387 ft)
1:57 pm AKDT Jul 4, 2022
2pm AKDT Jul 4, 2022-6pm AKDT Jul 10, 2022
 
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