Severe Thunderstorms in the Central U.S. Today; Dangerous Heatwave Coming to the West

Isolated to scattered severe thunderstorms will be possible today and Thursday across parts of the central Plains into the Upper Midwest and mid Mississippi Valley. Damaging winds, large hail and flooding should be the main threats. A record-breaking and dangerous heatwave is coming to the West. Dozens of daily high temperature records could be broken starting this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Anchorage, Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (PANC)

Lat: 61.17°NLon: 150°WElev: 144ft.

Mostly Cloudy

58°F

14°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 29.60 in (1002.4 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Jun 12:53 pm AKDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles E Knik Heights AK

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Southeast wind around 50 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph.

    Chance Rain

    High: 43 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain likely, mainly after 7pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 40. Southeast wind 45 to 55 mph, with gusts as high as 65 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 40 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of rain before 4pm, then showers likely after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Southeast wind 40 to 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 46 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely before 10pm, then a chance of rain after 10pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 38. Southeast wind 40 to 45 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 38 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Southeast wind around 30 mph.

    Chance Rain

    High: 47 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Southeast wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 39 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of rain before 10am, then a chance of showers after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 48 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 39 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Southeast wind around 50 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph.
Tonight
Rain likely, mainly after 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 40. Southeast wind 45 to 55 mph, with gusts as high as 65 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
A chance of rain before 4pm, then showers likely after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Southeast wind 40 to 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely before 10pm, then a chance of rain after 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 38. Southeast wind 40 to 45 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Southeast wind around 30 mph.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Southeast wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight.
Saturday
A chance of rain before 10am, then a chance of showers after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Monday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51.
Monday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Tuesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles E Knik Heights AK
 61.11°N 149.61°W (Elev. 4147 ft)
3:51 am AKDT Jun 23, 2021
1pm AKDT Jun 23, 2021-6pm AKDT Jun 29, 2021
 
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