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Extreme Risk of Fire Weather Conditions in the Southern High Plains on Sunday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued an Extreme Risk of fire weather conditions for parts of eastern New Mexico, the Texas Panhandle and West Texas on Sunday. Very dry ground fuels and ongoing drought across this region will allow for extreme rates of fire spread given sustained winds of 30-40 mph. Critical Risk is also in effect for larger portion of Central and Southern High Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ralph Wien Memorial Airport (PAOT)

Lat: 66.89° N Lon: 162.61° W Elev: 16 ft.

Light Snow Fog/Mist and Windy



Humidity 84%
Wind Speed E 26 mph
Barometer 29.74 in (1007.1 mb)
Dewpoint 8°F (-13°C)
Visibility 1.00 mi
Wind Chill-8°F (-22°C)
Last update 18 Mar 5:53 am AKDT
Detailed forecast for

Baldwin Peninsula and Selawik Valley

Areas of freezing fog and blowing snow in the morning. Visibility one half mile or less in the morning. Snow in the morning, then partly sunny in the afternoon. Snow accumulation around 1 inch. Highs in the lower 20s. Southeast winds 15 to 25 mph decreasing to around 10 mph late in the afternoon. Gusts up to 40 mph in the morning.
Snow likely in the evening, then a chance of snow after midnight. Snow accumulation around 1 inch. Lows in the lower teens. Southeast winds 10 to 20 mph.
Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers in the morning, then a chance of snow in the afternoon. Highs around 20. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. Lows around 3 below. Northwest winds to 10 mph increasing to west after midnight.
Cloudy in the morning then becoming partly sunny. Highs around 3 above. West winds around 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows around 10 below.
Wednesday And Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow. Highs in the mid teens. Lows 10 below to 5 above.
Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 20s.
Thursday Night And Friday
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid teens. Highs in the mid 20s.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy. Lows around 10.
Mostly sunny. Highs around 20.

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452 AM AKDT Sun Mar 18 2018

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