Severe Thunderstorms Possible for the Great Lakes into Ohio Valley; Heavy to Excessive Rainfall Over the Southern Plains

Severe thunderstorms will race along a cold front from the Upper Mississippi Valley into the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley with the main threat being damaging winds. The tail end of this front will possibly produce heavy to excessive rainfall across the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley through Saturday. Finally, Major-to-record river flooding continues across the Carolinas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fairbanks, Fairbanks International Airport (PAFA)

Lat: 64.8°NLon: 147.88°WElev: 433ft.

Light Rain

48°F

9°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.03 in (1017.6 mb)
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Sep 9:53 pm AKDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNE Wainwright U. S. Army Airfield AK

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely.  Areas of fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 43. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Areas Fog

    Low: 43 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers, mainly before 1pm.  Areas of fog before 1pm. High near 50. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers and
    Areas Fog

    High: 50 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 1am.  Areas of fog after 1am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 42. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Areas Fog

    Low: 42 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers.  Areas of fog. High near 48. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers and
    Areas Fog

    High: 48 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely.  Areas of fog after 1am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 41. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Areas Fog

    Low: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely, mainly before 10am.  Areas of fog before 10am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 51. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Areas Fog
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 51 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 39 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 53.

    Chance Rain

    High: 53 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers likely. Areas of fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 43. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
Showers, mainly before 1pm. Areas of fog before 1pm. High near 50. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Friday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 1am. Areas of fog after 1am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 42. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers. Areas of fog. High near 48. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday Night
Showers likely. Areas of fog after 1am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 41. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers likely, mainly before 10am. Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 51. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 39.
Monday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 53.
Monday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Tuesday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 52.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 39.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNE Wainwright U. S. Army Airfield AK
 64.85°N 147.55°W (Elev. 469 ft)
6:59 pm AKDT Sep 20, 2018
10pm AKDT Sep 20, 2018-6pm AKDT Sep 27, 2018
 
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