Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Across Much of the Plains and Mississippi Valley; A Strong Pacific Storm Moves Across the West

Areas of severe thunderstorms with heavy rainfall will continue from the Southern Plains into much of the Mississippi Valley into Sunday morning. The primary threats will be widespread damaging winds, large hail and a few tornadoes. On the West Coast, a Pacific storm will continue unsettled conditions and widespread precipitation, including heavy mountain snow, this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Anchorage, Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (PANC)

Lat: 61.17°NLon: 150°WElev: 144ft.

Mostly Cloudy

52°F

11°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 29.80 in (1009.0 mb)
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill49°F (9°C)
Last update 18 May 10:53 pm AKDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles ESE Knik Heights AK

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. East wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 36 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Scattered showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 50 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Scattered showers before 10pm, then a chance of rain between 10pm and 1am, then scattered showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. East wind 5 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 25 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Scattered showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 48. Southeast wind 25 to 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 48 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 50. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. East wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Scattered showers before 10pm, then a chance of rain between 10pm and 1am, then scattered showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. East wind 5 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 25 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
Scattered showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 48. Southeast wind 25 to 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 50. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Thursday
A chance of rain after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Saturday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles ESE Knik Heights AK
 61.08°N 149.67°W (Elev. 2743 ft)
6:20 pm AKDT May 18, 2019
11pm AKDT May 18, 2019-6pm AKDT May 25, 2019
 
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