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 >

Current conditions at

Valdez 2 (PAVD)

Lat: 61.13°NLon: 146.27°WElev: 121ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

34°F

1°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.87 in (1011.3 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Last update 17 Jan 2:56 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

15 Miles E Ptarmigan AK

Winter Storm Warning January 18, 05:00am until January 19, 06:00am
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Winter Storm Warning
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow showers.  Areas of blowing snow. High near 26. Southeast wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 6 to 9 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 26 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers before midnight, then snow, mainly after midnight.  Areas of blowing snow. Low around 18. South wind 30 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 5 to 8 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 18 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Areas of blowing snow. High near 23. Southeast wind 30 to 40 mph increasing to 45 to 55 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 60 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 30 to 36 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 23 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Areas of blowing snow. Low around 17. Southeast wind 40 to 45 mph decreasing to 30 to 35 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 65 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Heavy Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 17 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 23. South wind around 15 mph.

    Chance Snow

    High: 23 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow before 9pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 16. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance Snow
    then Cloudy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Snow likely, mainly between 9am and 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 22 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 11 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18.

    Chance Snow

    High: 18 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow showers. Areas of blowing snow. High near 26. Southeast wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 6 to 9 inches possible.
Tonight
Snow showers before midnight, then snow, mainly after midnight. Areas of blowing snow. Low around 18. South wind 30 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 5 to 8 inches possible.
M.L.King Day
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Areas of blowing snow. High near 23. Southeast wind 30 to 40 mph increasing to 45 to 55 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 60 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 30 to 36 inches possible.
Monday Night
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Areas of blowing snow. Low around 17. Southeast wind 40 to 45 mph decreasing to 30 to 35 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 65 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 23. South wind around 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow before 9pm. Cloudy, with a low around 16. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
Snow likely, mainly between 9am and 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Thursday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18.
Thursday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Friday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 20.
Friday Night
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Saturday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19.
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Point Forecast:
15 Miles E Ptarmigan AK
 61.17°N 145.19°W (Elev. 5233 ft)
5:09 am AKST Jan 17, 2021
3pm AKST Jan 17, 2021-6pm AKST Jan 23, 2021
 
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