Western Heat Wave Continues; Watching the Gulf of Mexico

A dangerous heat wave will continue to bring record temperatures to much of the West through this week. A tropical disturbance in the southwest Gulf of Mexico will likely form into a tropical depression late this week over the central or northwestern Gulf of Mexico. Heavy rain could begin to impact portions of the northern Gulf Coast on Friday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fairbanks, Fairbanks International Airport (PAFA)

Lat: 64.8°NLon: 147.88°WElev: 433ft.

A Few Clouds

62°F

17°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed NE 5 mph
Barometer 29.84 in (1010.6 mb)
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 15 Jun 6:53 am AKDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Highland Park AK

  • Today

    Today: Sunny and hot, with a high near 86. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Hot

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Isolated showers before 1pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and frequent lightning.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Isolated
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between 10pm and 1am, then scattered showers after 1am. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, gusty winds, heavy rain, and frequent lightning.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 53 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Scattered showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. West wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely, mainly between 7pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 52 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny and hot, with a high near 86. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Calm wind.
Wednesday
Isolated showers before 1pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and frequent lightning. Increasing clouds, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between 10pm and 1am, then scattered showers after 1am. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, gusty winds, heavy rain, and frequent lightning. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely, mainly between 7pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Highland Park AK
 64.8°N 147.37°W (Elev. 466 ft)
6:01 am AKDT Jun 15, 2021
7am AKDT Jun 15, 2021-6pm AKDT Jun 21, 2021
 
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