Powerful Storm for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for the Plains; Lake Effect Snow across New York State

Powerful storm will impact most of the West for the remainder of this week and into the first weekend for the month of March. Heavy precipitation, strong winds and blizzard conditions for the mountains are expected. Downwind of Lake Ontario, heavy lake effect snow will affect Upstate New York through today. For the Plains, dry and breezy conditions will raise critical fire weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ralph Wien Memorial Airport (PAOT)

Lat: 66.89°NLon: 162.61°WElev: 16ft.

Light Snow Fog/Mist

-17°F

-27°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed NW 9 mph
Barometer 30.28 in (1025.4 mb)
Dewpoint -20°F (-29°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Wind Chill-36°F (-38°C)
Last update 29 Feb 5:53 am AKST
Extended Forecast for

Kotzebue AK

Wind Chill Advisory until February 29, 03:00pm
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Wind Chill Advisory
  •  
    Wind Chill Advisory until February 29, 03:00pm

    NOW until
    3:00pm Thu

    Wind Chill Advisory

  • Today

    Today: Areas of freezing fog before 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near -9. Wind chill values as low as -45. West wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Areas
    Freezing Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: -9 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around -20. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -20 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near -12. North wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: -12 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -19. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -19 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near -1. East wind 15 to 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: -1 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Areas of blowing snow after 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around -5.

    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    Low: -5 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Areas of blowing snow before 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 6.

    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    High: 6 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 0 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Areas of freezing fog before 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near -9. Wind chill values as low as -45. West wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around -20. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near -12. North wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -19. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -1. East wind 15 to 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Areas of blowing snow after 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around -5.
Sunday
Areas of blowing snow before 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 6.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 12.
Monday Night
A chance of snow after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.
Tuesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 14.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 17.
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Point Forecast:
Kotzebue AK
 66.89°N 162.59°W (Elev. 0 ft)
3:32 am AKST Feb 29, 2024
6am AKST Feb 29, 2024-6pm AKST Mar 6, 2024
 
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