Wet Weather in the Central Gulf Coast and Pacific Northwest; Critical Fire Weather Threat in the West

Locally heavy rainfall continue to bring flash flooding along the central Gulf Coast from southeast Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle. A strong cold front will bring heavy rain, winds, cooler temperatures, and possibly high elevation snow to the Northwest through the weekend. Widespread critical fire weather due to dry, gusty winds is forecast from the Great Basin into the northern Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Birchwood, Birchwood Airport (PABV)

Lat: 61.42°NLon: 149.52°WElev: 95ft.

Overcast

54°F

12°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 29.60 in (1003.1 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill52°F (11°C)
Last update 18 Sep 3:56 pm AKDT
Extended Forecast for

14 Miles SE Eklutna AK

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. North wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 36 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 10 percent chance of snow showers before 7pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 20. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Clear

    Low: 20 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 37. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 29. Southeast wind around 20 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 29 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow likely, mainly after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. East wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 36 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. North wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 16 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of snow after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28.

    Chance Snow

    High: 28 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 32.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. North wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
A 10 percent chance of snow showers before 7pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 20. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 37. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 29. Southeast wind around 20 mph.
Monday
Snow likely, mainly after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. East wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Snow likely, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. North wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of snow after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Thursday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Friday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.
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Point Forecast:
14 Miles SE Eklutna AK
 61.32°N 149.1°W (Elev. 5581 ft)
10:14 am AKDT Sep 18, 2021
4pm AKDT Sep 18, 2021-6pm AKDT Sep 24, 2021
 
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