Wintry Weather in the Northern Tier; Fire Weather Threats in Southern California

Two Canadian systems will produce heavy snow downwind of Great Lakes Erie and Ontario, and a wintry mix in the Mississippi and Ohio Valleys. Snow, heavy in places, will spread across the Rockies and 4-Corners area through early this week. A developing system in southern California may produce high winds and critical fire weather threats, and, areas of heavy rain early this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Elfin Cove - Elfin Cove Seaplane Base (PAEL)

Lat: 58.19°NLon: 136.35°WElev: 26ft.

Overcast

41°F

5°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.26 in
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Jan 4:45 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

15 Miles E Cape Fairweather AK

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow showers.  High near 16. West wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 4 to 6 inches possible.

    Snow Showers

    High: 16 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers likely, mainly after 3am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 10. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    then Snow
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 10 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Areas of blowing snow. High near 12. Southeast wind 30 to 40 mph increasing to 50 to 60 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 13 to 18 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 12 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Areas of blowing snow. Low around 4. Wind chill values as low as -25. Southwest wind 35 to 45 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Heavy Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 4 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times.  Areas of blowing snow. High near 6. West wind 35 to 40 mph decreasing to 30 to 35 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Heavy Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 6 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 3 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Snow likely, mainly before 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 17. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 17 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of snow before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 8 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 15.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 15 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow showers. High near 16. West wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 4 to 6 inches possible.
Tonight
Snow showers likely, mainly after 3am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 10. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
M.L.King Day
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Areas of blowing snow. High near 12. Southeast wind 30 to 40 mph increasing to 50 to 60 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 13 to 18 inches possible.
Monday Night
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Areas of blowing snow. Low around 4. Wind chill values as low as -25. Southwest wind 35 to 45 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Tuesday
Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Areas of blowing snow. High near 6. West wind 35 to 40 mph decreasing to 30 to 35 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Tuesday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
Snow likely, mainly before 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 17. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 15.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Friday
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16.
Friday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 10.
Saturday
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 15.
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Point Forecast:
15 Miles E Cape Fairweather AK
 58.82°N 137.51°W (Elev. 10000 ft)
4:09 pm AKST Jan 17, 2021
4pm AKST Jan 17, 2021-6pm AKST Jan 23, 2021
 
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