Powerful Pacific Storm to Bring Widespread Hazardous Weather to West Coast; Two Storm Systems to Impact Central and Eastern U.S.

A powerful Pacific storm will hammer the West Coast into Friday with strong winds, heavy rain and heavy mountain snow. Heavy rain will bring a threat of flash flooding along recent burn scars while blizzard conditions are expected in the Sierras. Meanwhile, two winter storms will bring areas of heavy snow and freezing rain followed by bitter cold into this weekend from the Plains to the Northeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Birchwood, Birchwood Airport (PABV)

Lat: 61.42°NLon: 149.52°WElev: 95ft.

Overcast

24°F

-4°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 29.72 in (1007.3 mb)
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 Jan 2:56 pm AKST
Extended Forecast for

16 Miles N Alyeska AK

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 26. East wind around 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    High: 26 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. East wind 15 to 25 mph decreasing to 5 to 15 mph after midnight.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 24 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 17. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 17 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 21. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 21 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 17 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 24.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 24 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of snow showers before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 15 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 25.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 25 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 26. East wind around 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. East wind 15 to 25 mph decreasing to 5 to 15 mph after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17. Calm wind.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 21. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 24.
Saturday Night
A chance of snow showers before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Sunday
A chance of snow after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 25.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
M.L.King Day
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 19.
Tuesday
Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.
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Point Forecast:
16 Miles N Alyeska AK
 61.18°N 149.11°W (Elev. 4915 ft)
5:17 am AKST Jan 16, 2019
3pm AKST Jan 16, 2019-6pm AKST Jan 22, 2019
 
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