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

Portage, Portage Glacier (PATO)

Lat: 60.78°NLon: 148.83°WElev: 95ft.

Overcast

15°F

-9°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed W 12 G 24 mph
Barometer 29.55 in (1000.8 mb)
Dewpoint -3°F (-19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill1°F (-17°C)
Last update 29 Feb 11:53 am AKST
Extended Forecast for

Whittier AK

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated snow showers after 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 18. West wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers

    High: 18 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated snow showers before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. West wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 15. West wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 15 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 8. West wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 8 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 19. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 19 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 8. West wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 8 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 24.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 24 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 15 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of snow after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 27 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated snow showers after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 18. West wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Isolated snow showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. West wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 15. West wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 8. West wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 19. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 8. West wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 24.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Monday
A chance of snow after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 15.
Tuesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
Whittier AK
 60.78°N 148.68°W (Elev. 3 ft)
12:06 pm AKST Feb 29, 2024
12pm AKST Feb 29, 2024-6pm AKST Mar 6, 2024
 
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