Rain and Mountain Snow in the West; Lake Effect Snow in the Northeast

A strong system will spread lower elevation rain and mountain snow across the Southwest U.S., Great Basin, and Central Rockies into this weekend. Moisture from this western system will combine with a cold Canadian front to produce snow for portions of the Midwest this weekend. Meanwhile, unsettled conditions in the Northeast will continue to produce lake effect snow, heavy at times. Read More >

Current conditions at

Valdez 2 (PAVD)

Lat: 61.13°NLon: 146.27°WElev: 121ft.

Mostly Cloudy

31°F

-1°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.40 in (1029.5 mb)
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Jan 6:56 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSE Ptarmigan AK

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow likely, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. South wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 16 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow likely, mainly between 9am and noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. South wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 24 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southeast in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 18 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow.  High near 21. Southeast wind 20 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow

    High: 21 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow likely before 9pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 12. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 12 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. North wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 20 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 7 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of snow after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 15.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 15 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 5 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow likely, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Friday
Snow likely, mainly between 9am and noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. South wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Friday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southeast in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday
Snow. High near 21. Southeast wind 20 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Snow likely before 9pm. Cloudy, with a low around 12. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. North wind around 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Monday
A chance of snow after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 15.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.
Tuesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Wednesday
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 12.
Wednesday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 3.
Thursday
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 14.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSE Ptarmigan AK
 61.16°N 145.59°W (Elev. 5860 ft)
6:08 pm AKST Jan 21, 2021
7pm AKST Jan 21, 2021-6pm AKST Jan 28, 2021
 
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