Extreme Fire Weather Threat in Southern California; Chilly Weather for Much of U.S.; Heavy Rain in South Plains

Cold, Canadian air will cause Santa Ana winds to develop across southern California for extreme fire weather threats early this week, and critical Fire Weather threats through mid-week. This cold air is also plunging much of the U.S. below to much below normal temperatures, especially, across the High Plains. Heavy rains continue across the South Plains as moist air rides over this cold front. Read More >

Current conditions at

Anchorage, Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (PANC)

Lat: 61.17°NLon: 150°WElev: 144ft.

Fair

39°F

4°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed N 7 mph
Barometer 29.67 in (1004.9 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill34°F (1°C)
Last update 15 Oct 4:53 am AKDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles NW Girdwood AK

  • Today

    Today: A chance of rain and snow between 7am and 10am, then rain.  High near 41. East wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain/Snow
    then Rain

    High: 41 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 38. East wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 38 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers before 1pm, then rain after 1pm.  High near 41. Southeast wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    High: 41 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 36. Southeast wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 36 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 40. Southeast wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 40 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 38. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 38 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 44 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 36 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 42.

    Rain Likely

    High: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of rain and snow between 7am and 10am, then rain. High near 41. East wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tonight
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 38. East wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Tuesday
Showers before 1pm, then rain after 1pm. High near 41. Southeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 36. Southeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 40. Southeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 38. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 36.
Friday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 42.
Friday Night
Showers. Cloudy, with a low around 34.
Saturday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Sunday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles NW Girdwood AK
 61°N 149.28°W (Elev. 3556 ft)
3:16 am AKDT Oct 15, 2018
5am AKDT Oct 15, 2018-6pm AKDT Oct 21, 2018
 
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