Powerful Storm to Impact the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Areas of the Plains

A powerful winter storm is underway across the west bringing heavy higher elevation mountain snow, dangerous blizzard for the Sierra Nevada Mountains, damaging winds, hazardous sea conditions and cold temperatures to much of the West through this weekend. Meanwhile, critical fire weather concerns increase this weekend for portions of the central and southern High Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fort Wainwright AAF (PAFB)

Lat: 64.84°NLon: 147.6°WElev: 453ft.

Fair

-35°F

-37°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.31 in (1029.2 mb)
Dewpoint -43°F (-42°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 Mar 4:55 am AKST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SSE Chatanika AK

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near -1. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: -1 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around -21. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -21 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 2. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Sunny

    High: 2 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -7. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -7 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 14. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 14 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 21 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Cloudy, with a low around 7.

    Cloudy

    Low: 7 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of snow after 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 23.

    Cloudy then
    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 23 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near -1. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around -21. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 2. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -7. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 14. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21.
Monday Night
Cloudy, with a low around 7.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 23.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow, mainly after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 10.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 25.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 10.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SSE Chatanika AK
 65.04°N 147.41°W (Elev. 2005 ft)
5:40 am AKST Mar 1, 2024
6am AKST Mar 1, 2024-6pm AKST Mar 7, 2024
 
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