Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Chilly in the East; Storms Return to the West this Weekend

Remnants of a powerful storm and current ice free Great Lakes is causing lingering heavy snow and some blizzard conditions to continue downwind of the Great lakes. Snow and wind will slowly diminish this weekend. Meanwhile, a new system will move south along the West Coast. Lower elevation rain with heavy mountain snow will overspread the West to the Rockies. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fairbanks, Fairbanks International Airport (PAFA)

Lat: 64.8°NLon: 147.88°WElev: 433ft.

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Humidity NA
Wind Speed NA
Barometer NA
Dewpoint N/A
Visibility NA
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Extended Forecast for

Fairbanks International Airport AK

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near -3. Calm wind.

    Sunny

    High: -3 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around -29. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -29 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 2. Wind chill values as low as -40. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 2 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around -10. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Cloudy then
    Chance Snow

    Low: -10 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely, mainly after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 6. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 6 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -15. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: -15 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 2.

    Chance Snow

    High: 2 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -18.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: -18 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of snow before 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 1.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 1 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near -3. Calm wind.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around -29. Calm wind.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 2. Wind chill values as low as -40. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around -10. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 6. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -15. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 2.
Monday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -18.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow before 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 1.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -23.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -1.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -21.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -1.
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Point Forecast:
Fairbanks International Airport AK
 64.81°N 147.88°W (Elev. 427 ft)
5:53 am AKST Feb 28, 2020
9am AKST Feb 28, 2020-6pm AKST Mar 5, 2020
 
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