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Current conditions at

Anchorage, Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (PANC)

Lat: 61.17°NLon: 150°WElev: 144ft.

Partly Cloudy

35°F

2°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.43 in (996.9 mb)
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Apr 5:53 am AKDT
Extended Forecast for

Anchorage AK

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 49. North wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 35 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered showers, mainly after 7am.  Cloudy, with a high near 46. South wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 46 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Scattered rain showers before 10pm, then scattered rain and snow showers between 10pm and 1am, then scattered snow showers after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 36. Southeast wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Cloudy, with a high near 46. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Cloudy

    High: 46 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. East wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 50 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 38 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 49. North wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Isolated showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Scattered showers, mainly after 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 46. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
Scattered rain showers before 10pm, then scattered rain and snow showers between 10pm and 1am, then scattered snow showers after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 36. Southeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
Cloudy, with a high near 46. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. East wind around 10 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51.
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Point Forecast:
Anchorage AK
 61.21°N 149.89°W (Elev. 98 ft)
4:10 am AKDT Apr 19, 2018
6am AKDT Apr 19, 2018-6pm AKDT Apr 25, 2018
 
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