Heavy Snow for the Northern Rockies & Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

A storm system will bring heavy snow and gusty winds from the northern Rockies to 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. A cold front in the East will bring scattered showers and storms with cool temperatures for the Northeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fairbanks, Fairbanks International Airport (PAFA)

Lat: 64.8°NLon: 147.88°WElev: 433ft.

Mostly Cloudy

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.31 in (1027.8 mb)
Dewpoint 14°F (-10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Oct 6:53 pm AKDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNE Wainwright U. S. Army Airfield AK

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy, with a low around 10. East wind around 5 mph.

    Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Cloudy, with a high near 29. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph.

    Cloudy

    High: 29 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Cloudy, with a low around 16. East wind around 5 mph.

    Cloudy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 10 percent chance of snow after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 31. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Cloudy then
    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 31 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the evening.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of snow before 1pm, then snow likely after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Snow Likely

    High: 30 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 19 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25.

    Chance Snow

    High: 25 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 10 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Cloudy, with a low around 10. East wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Cloudy, with a high near 29. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Cloudy, with a low around 16. East wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A 10 percent chance of snow after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 31. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the evening.
Monday
A slight chance of snow before 1pm, then snow likely after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Snow likely, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 19.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 13.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 16.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNE Wainwright U. S. Army Airfield AK
 64.85°N 147.55°W (Elev. 469 ft)
3:09 pm AKDT Oct 23, 2020
7pm AKDT Oct 23, 2020-6pm AKDT Oct 30, 2020
 
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